Speed Up Your Internet

Government Supports Online Learning During COVID-19 Outbreak

Internet Connectivity:

  • Cogeco: discounted high-speed cable Internet and unlimited data usage.
  • Eastlink: discounted high-speed cable Internet and unlimited data usage.
  • iLeague Wireless: 4G/LTE wireless data-only plans at bulk rates on Rogers and Telus networks
  • Kajeet: cellular (4G/LTE) school bus and student Wi-Fi “hotspots” with Internet access via the Bell and Rogers networks.
  • Shaw Communicationshas opened up all of their 1,800 Wi-Fi hotspots in Northern Ontario for free to the public during COVID-19.
  • Xplornet: discounted 4G/LTE residential Internet connections and unlimited data usage.

Visit online for more resources and information:

https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/05/government-supports-online-learning-during-covid-19-outbreak.html

Speed up your current internet

Before upgrading or shopping for internet, take stock of what you need to study or teach from home. Ask yourself questions such as, “how many people in your home will be using the internet at once?” and “what types of activities are you doing online?” to make sure that you are not paying for more internet speed than you need

If you already have internet access at your home, but it’s not as fast as you would like, there are a few tips and tricks that you can try before paying more for faster internet.