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To learn about Scope Expansion projects announced January 25, 2021, click here

Where We Are

Delivering Internet to Nova Scotians is a priority and we’re making progress. We are working with our Internet Service Provider partners to bring reliable, high-speed Internet to communities across the province.

Since the first Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative projects were announced in February 2020, approximately 41,000 of a total of 87,200 homes and businesses already have the network in place to provide new or improved high-speed internet. Providers are working to connect the rest as quickly as possible. With the January 2021 scope expansion project announcement, access to internet connections will extend to 99 per cent of Nova Scotia.

We're not done! Work will continue with internet providers in an effort to reach as close to 100 per cent of homes and businesses as possible.

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Project Zones

For more information on projects in your community, select your region below. Click here for a full version of our zoning map for this project. Or enter your community name in the search bar.

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Select a project zone from the map for more information.

List of zones

Western NS | Annapolis / Hants | Shelburne / Barrington | South Shore | Cumberland / Colchester (Truro) | Pictou | HRM / Eastern Shore | Eastern Strait / Guysborough | Rural Cape Breton | CBRM
Note: The names of our Internet zones don’t necessarily represent the counties they fall within.

Frequently Asked Questions

My area was announced today (January 25, 2021). When will these scope expansion projects be completed?

We estimate all will be complete by the end of 2023 (ones announced in November 2020 and today).

Access to connections will be ongoing up to and including this date. We are working closely with Internet Service Providers to accelerate the work as much as possible and anticipate some will be complete earlier than that. Please continue to check back for more details and updates.

How do I know if I’m included in Round 2 projects?

With the Round 2 announcement announced in September 2020, an additional 32,000 homes and businesses will have access to connections—all with fibre to the home. This agreement with pre-qualified Internet service provider, Bell Media includes more than 100 communities across the province.

For a general list of project areas, click here. This details communities or parts of communities that are included in all projects to date.

We will also be hosting community-based webinars in many areas as well as sharing information with local libraries, community hubs, etc.

When will Round 2 Projects be complete?

Round 2 projects were announced in September, 2020. Based on current information we have, approximately 11,000 homes/businesses are anticipated to have access to connections by Summer 2021, 21,000 by the end of 2021, and all 32,000 by Summer 2022.

What about Projects announced in February 2020—when will they be complete?

Projects announced in February 2020 are all underway and some have are complete thanks to additional provincial investment in March 2020 to accelerate the work in response to COVID-19.

Since this first announcement, approximately 41,000 of a total of 87,200 homes and businesses already have the network in place to provide new or improved high-speed internet. and providers are working to make connections for customers as quickly as possible.

All remaining Round 1 projects are estimated to be complete in 2021.

Have questions? Need more information?

Please use the form below to reach out to our team. If you are reaching out about a project or potential project in your area, please include your full address, community and postal code.

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