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Blue Sky Economic Growth Corporation (Blue Sky Net) is partnering with the Town of Gore Bay and LAMBAC to measure your internet speeds. You can help inform decision-makers and funders by sharing your internet speed information.

By taking the Internet Performance Test and the Internet Access Survey, you can help decision-makers understand what internet is like for the Town of Gore Bay from the very people who live there.

Why Take The Speed Test?

Our governments want everyone to have good internet. They have established targets of 50Mbps down and 10Mbps up. From time to time, both the Federal and Provincial governments have funding programs available to support broadband projects. Knowing what speeds citizens currently have available is helpful. has partnered with CIRA’s Internet Performance Test, to collect the most detailed information relating to Northern Ontario’s internet speeds.

When you complete surveys and speed tests, it provides valuable data about the state of broadband in Northern Ontario from the very people who live and work here and you are helping to support applications to funding agencies.

When You Take The Speed Test…

When taking the speed test using the Internet Performance Test, it will help in the assessment of the Town of Gore Bay’s internet landscape in knowing more about the type of service you receive. Make certain that you answer the package questions in full if you can.

Your privacy is important to us. Information from the speed tests is never sold or used outside of research for broadband development.

Testing Northern Ontario Internet has partnered with CIRA’s Internet Performance Test, to collect the most detailed information relating to Northern Ontario’s internet speeds. We use the information about speeds at your property to show the need and the impact improved broadband infrastructure will have. This helps in supporting applications to funding agencies, it helps show a business case for ISP’s to develop their networks and sometimes it can point out that there are networks issues that can be repaired.

If you have any questions about the speed test please visit CIRA’s “How the Internet Performance Test Works” page.

Also, while you’re here, take our internet access survey to let us know more about the quality of your network.

If you would like to report a location without internet access, please click here. Follow the link at the top of the page to the left of the “Start” button. From an internet connected device you will be able to locate the area with no internet connectivity.