Rural Communications

Rural communications includes broadband, mobility (cellular), and public safety communications.
ViTel Consulting works with rural muncipalities to complete rural communication studies.

The outcome of a study allows a rural municipality to:

  • Develop a Rural Communications Strategy
  • Apply for Provincial and Federal Government Funding 
ViTel Consulting has completed or currently completing a rural communications studies for the following rural municipalities:
  • Parkland County
  • Leduc County
  • Greenview County
  • Lac Ste. Anne County
  • Woodlands County
  • Brazeau County
  • Northern Sunrise County
  • Saddle Hills County
  • Clearwater County
  • Cardston County
  • Woodbuffalo

Rural Communications Workshop

ViTel provides a free 2 hour rural communications workshop to rural stakeholders including rural municipalities and special interest groups.

Title: Rural Communications - The Fourth Utility
Provide the attendee an overview of the rural communications utilities, economics, and business models.


1. Rural Communication Utilities


2. Rural Communication Economics


3. Rural Communication Business Models


4. Questions and Discussion

Note: Travel costs may be applied if the selected location is more than 2 hours from Edmonton.

Rural Communications Briefs

Rural Communications - The Fourth Utility
Economics The Digital Divide
Rural Communications Networks

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