Interventions Phase 2: Intervenor 474

Document Name: 2015-134.226787.2519017.Interventions Phase 2(1hz_p01!).html

I live in a well populated area but slightly off the main road. We built our house in 2006 and have not been able to bring telephone or cable wires to the house because the closest house with service is about 1km away. Bell asked for $20000 to bring landline and dial-up service to our home. For many years we relied on our cell phone data for internet service which meant that we paid ridiculous amounts of money for a few gigs/ month. We now use satellite internet which is slow, limited and very expensive ($100/ month for 50gbs.) Because of our limited internet service we cannot take advantage of many online services, classes and common technologies (like Skype.)