Hamilton High Speed Internet Survey

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The City of Hamilton recognizes that internet connectivity is essential for many residents, businesses and institutions in our communities. As more people work and operate their businesses from home, we recognize the importance of reliable, high speed broadband is an essential service. Modern infrastructure availability is critical for our digital future and there are areas within our city that have no connectivity options and many who may not have access to reliable high-speed broadband access.

The City is working with the Regional and Rural Broadband (R2B2) Project at the University of Guelph to study the economic benefits of broadband investment across our communities. We are collecting information about how all residents, rural, home-based business, farms, and businesses currently use the internet. Please complete the survey to help us better understand your experience with internet connectivity within Hamilton.


Take the survey

If you are a Hamilton resident, or run a business from home:

If you are a Hamilton business:


Project Background

Investment in broadband and high-speed connectivity is essential. COVID-19 has further demonstrated the essential nature of connectivity as digital channels of communication have also become more common including news, media, entertainment, e-learning, telecommuting/working from home and telemedicine etc. Those within Hamilton that do not have access to or options for reliable high-speed internet contribute to being part of the digital divide and by better understanding current coverage this study/project will be able to better outline the economic benefits of broadband investment across our communities.

The City of Hamilton recognizes that internet connectivity is essential for many residents, businesses and institutions in our communities. As more people work and operate their businesses from home, we recognize the importance of reliable, high speed broadband is an essential service. Modern infrastructure availability is critical for our digital future and there are areas within our city that have no connectivity options and many who may not have access to reliable high-speed broadband access.

The City is working with the Regional and Rural Broadband (R2B2) Project at the University of Guelph to study the economic benefits of broadband investment across our communities. We are collecting information about how all residents, rural, home-based business, farms, and businesses currently use the internet. Please complete the survey to help us better understand your experience with internet connectivity within Hamilton.


Take the survey

If you are a Hamilton resident, or run a business from home:

If you are a Hamilton business:


Project Background

Investment in broadband and high-speed connectivity is essential. COVID-19 has further demonstrated the essential nature of connectivity as digital channels of communication have also become more common including news, media, entertainment, e-learning, telecommuting/working from home and telemedicine etc. Those within Hamilton that do not have access to or options for reliable high-speed internet contribute to being part of the digital divide and by better understanding current coverage this study/project will be able to better outline the economic benefits of broadband investment across our communities.