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The Battle River region offers a variety of utilities options for its residents, some of which are highlighted below. For all utilities offered within each community, visit our Community Profiles.

Electricity

Due to the deregulation of the power industry in Alberta in 2001, residential customers in many municipalities have a choice of which power delivery companies to use. The main producers of electricity in the province are:

Communications

Internet/Phone/Cable:

Alberta SuperNet connects public institutions across the province – schools, hospitals, colleges, universities, libraries, and municipal offices – to a broadband network for high-speed Internet access, video conferencing, and other services.

Telecommunications companies and Internet service providers can “piggyback” onto the Alberta SuperNet network, making it possible for service providers to offer high-speed services to areas that, until now, have been too expensive or difficult to reach.

Major Service Providers:

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