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Oh, Canada: Great White North Declares High Speed Internet Essential — Foreign Policy
But don’t expect its southern neighbor to follow its lead.
Canada has declared high-speed broadband internet access a “basic telecommunications service.” That means Ottawa will now work to provide accessible — and, presumably, affordable — internet to every Canadian citizen, just like it does for landline phones.
As part of the announcement Wednesday, Canadian national telecoms regulator CRTC has set new goals for download and upload speeds. Currently, roughly 18 percent of Canadians cannot surf the web as quickly as they want, or as the government dictates they should be able to. And so the Canadian government is investing 750 million Canadian dollars into CRTC infrastructure in rural areas so that, by 2021, 90 percent of Canadians will have access to the new speeds….