Kaslo, BC, a small, isolated West Kootenay village surrounded by rugged mountains and a 120 km-long lake, is home to one of the world’s smallest community-owned and operated, fibre-optic-enabled Internet Service Providers — Kaslo InfoNet Society, or KiN. KiN’s Tim Ryan speaks to the challenges faced by KiN and how they overcame them in this Continue reading
Kaslo InfoNet’s Tim Ryan explains how Kaslo’s community non-profit ISP managed to get high-speed fibre to his home office — good news for rural residents of rugged, under-served British Columbia.
Rural Broadband — Kaslo Style. If rural BC is to prosper in the 21st century, access to affordable, reliable high-speed Internet is essential. Kaslo InfoNet (KiN)’s Don Scarlett and Tim Ryan talk about fibre optic broadband in Kaslo & the North Kootenay Lake region — how a small-town, community-controlled non-profit has managed to bring big city Continue reading