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Parks Canada announced in 2014 that it would begin installing access points at certain visitor centres and campgrounds around the country,83 but in Alberta, none of the federal campgrounds have been connected yet. However, there are several provincial parks that offer WiFi access at their visitor centres, such as Peter Lougheed and Cypress Hills. The complete list is provided on the Alberta Parks website.84 

On weekends during peak tourism periods, Waterton Townsite campground has seen 300 network connected devices, on average. This is the same number of connected users a similarly-sized hotel would see.85

 


 

References

83. CBC. Wi-Fi hotspots coming to Canadian parks. April 29, 2014. Accessed 8 June 2016.
84. Alberta Parks. Visit our parks. Accessed 8 June 2016. 
85. Calgary Regional Partnership. Notes of June 27, 2015 CRP Broadband Information Session, p.2.  Accessed 22 May 2016.

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