Advanced Network services are designed exclusively for higher education and research institutions in British Columbia.
The BCNET Advanced Network is a cutting-edge, regional, ultra-high-speed fibre optic network dedicated to enabling leading-edge research, education and innovation. The network spans 2,029 kilometers across British Columbia and interconnects 65 higher education and research institution sites and 72 colleges, schools and universities through the Provincial Learning Network (PLNet). Learn more about the various types of Advanced Network services.
Advanced Network Services Enable:
- highly flexible and customizable solutions to support extreme experimental research and collaboration
- large-scale data transfers
- distributed computing
- high-definition videoconferencing
- remote research
- virtual laboratories
- distributed learning
BCNET assists institutions to find the best available network solution and offers full fibre optic network connectivity at speeds of up to 10 Gigabits per second.
Advanced Network Access Fees
Prices include access to the BCNET Advanced Network and CANARIE, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network.
Ethernet – 100 Mbps
Ethernet – GigE
Ethernet – 10 GigE