Internet Plan - Xplornet
Xplornet will upgrade and expand the existing broadband network to reach underserved communities in Prince Edward Island. Xplornet will provide fixed wireless coverage to 17,000 civic addresses across Prince Edward Island and Fibre-to-the-premise coverage to over 3,000 civic addresses. Xplornet will build out a rural broadband network that ill provide 50/10 Mbps Internet speeds to rural homes.
Xplornet’s project includes the construction of 8 new macro towers in addition to upgrades to its existing fixed wireless tower sites. A construction of 7 out of 8 new towers are complete and now offering service in the following areas:
Coverage by County
The preliminary design for the fibre network is complete and construction work began in July 2021. A detailed Fibre-to-the-premise roll out schedule is expected to be released in Fall 2021.