Public invited to participate in internet speed test to help improve local broadband

Cobourg, ON – December 11, 2019 – Northumberland County is gathering data about local internet connection speeds as part of efforts to address broadband challenges in the community. Residents are encouraged to contribute to this research by participating in a free online internet speed test, available through the County’s website.

Data collected will serve as a helpful tool as the County continues to advance opportunities to improve local internet access and connectivity. Information gathered during the test may be used to assist internet service providers operating in Northumberland to develop plans and acquire funding for infrastructure to improve access for unserved or underserved areas.

To complete the test, visit our Internet Speed Test page.