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High speed internet and cell service on the way for Nass Valley

The Province says multiple Indigenous communities in the Nass Valley will benefit from high speed internet and cell coverage coming to the area. 

A news release said more than 500 households will benefit from the project. 

It is estimated that broadband connectivity improvements will cost as much as $2.4 million while cellular connectivity upgrades will cost as much as $3.4 million. 

BC is investing as much as $437,000 toward broadband improvements together with contributions from the Nisga’a Lisims Government. 

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The total cost for the internet and cellular upgrades is approximately $5.8 million. 

The communities that will see the improvements include:

  • Nisa’a Village of New Aiyansh
  • Nisga’a Village of Gitwinksihlkw
  • Nisga’a Village of Laxgalts’ap
  • Nisga’a Village of Gingolx
  • Nass Camp

This investment is a part of a commitment to connect BC residents in rural, remote and Indigenous communities with high speed internet by 2027.

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