The National Broadband Coverage Data represents broadband coverage information, by technology, for existing broadband service providers. Coverage information for Broadband Canada Program projects is included for all completed projects. Coverage information is aggregated over a grid of hexagons, which are each 6 km across. The estimated range of unserved / underserved population within in each hexagon location is included.

  • Publisher - Current Organization Name: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
  • Publisher - Organization Name at Publication: Industry Canada
  • Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada


Resource Name Resource Type Format Language Links
Dataset Dataset CSV English Access
Supporting Documentation Guide DOC English Access
Supporting Documentation Guide DOC French Access
Data Dictionary Guide TXT French Access
Data Dictionary Guide TXT English Access
Dataset Dataset CSV French Access
Reference Hexagons Dataset KML English


Could you add some more tag. i.e. Coordinates, Decimal Degrees, Lattitude, Longitude,

The 'supporting documentation' link is broken.

The following response was posted on behalf of the data owner : "“Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will work to ensure all links are functioning as quickly as possible.”

The supporting documentation link is still broken (or perhaps re-broken).

Hi there, How can I download a shapefile for the hexagon?

Hi Carl, Thanks for your comment, we have contacted the data owner and will get back to you as soon as we have an answer. Thom for the Open Government Team