Internet Access


Access the most extensive fibre optic network in Canada to help your customers send and receive data faster, in more places. Bell provides Internet access services with the speed, scalability and reliability to meet your customers’ needs.


When you choose Bell, you and your customers have the reliability of Canada’s #1 Internet service provider*.


*Based on total number of Bell Canada’s subscribers.


Gateway Access Service (GAS)

The Gateway Access Service (GAS) from Bell provides you with a low-cost solution for Internet access over Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE).


With this service, your business and residential customers can access high-speed Internet using existing telephone lines. Based on ADSL (asymmetric digital subscriber line) technology, applications include high-speed Internet access and remote LAN connectivity.


GAS is offered on two different platforms to meet the dynamic needs of your customers, including:

  • Copper-based network for users with legacy requirements
  • Fibre network for users with higher speed requirements

Our Gateway Access Service offers you:

  • Service delivered over shared permanent-virtual-circuit (PVC)
  • Dynamic IP addressing
  • Remote LAN connectivity
  • Simple and secure login
  • Password authentication with access to multiple destination networks


High-speed Access (HSA)

The High Speed Access (HSA) service from Bell delivers an end-to-end Ethernet LAN-based solution and is designed for business customers with demanding network needs.


The HSA service features:

  • A single, dedicated permanent-virtual-circuit (PVC)
  • Static IP addressing

HSA is offered on two different platforms to meet the dynamic needs of your customers, including:

  • Copper-based network for customers with standard legacy requirements
  • Fibre network for customers with higher speed requirements

This service offers:

  • High-speed Internet access for medium to large customers with complex network requirements
  • LAN/WAN service to customers via existing primary exchange service (PES) lines
  • A dedicated loop to ensure quality performance with high traffic usage
  • Simultaneous use of the Internet service and the telephone line
Internet Connect - Dedicated Internet Access (IC-DIA)

Using dedicated network point-to-point Ethernet, Internet Connect – Dedicated Internet Access (IC-DIA) from Bell bundles access and transit to provide a complete solution with the speed and performance your business customers can rely on.


Delivered over Canada’s largest fibre optic network, IC-DIA offers flexible, secure, dedicated Internet connectivity.


Our service provides:

  • Scalable bandwidth speeds from 1 Mbps to 1,000 Mbps
  • Dedicated network point-to-point access speeds of 10BT,100BT or GigE Ethernet
  • IPv4 static IP addresses included and also supports IPv6
  • Web-based usage monitoring and reporting

Gateway Access Service (GAS) / High-speed Access (HSA)

Bell’s high-speed Internet access enables you to cost-effectively grow your market and meet the needs of your business and residential customers. Our benefits include:


Reliable network

  • An extensive high-speed footprint in Ontario and Québec for both business and residential users
  • A fibre optic network that offers an effective technology for delivering data
  • Coast-to-coast network with one of the largest reaches across Canada
  • High-speed Internet service that offers optimal performance
  • Fast response times for Internet surfing and accessing multimedia content

Customer service

  • A full installation service for your business and residential customers, with a technician on-site for the installation


  • The protection we currently provide in our own core network, which is protected to mitigate outside attacks and provide uninterrupted service to our customers

Experience and credibility

  • Over 130 years of  industry experience in delivering telecommunications services across Canada
  • The right technology and resources to provide fast resolution and improved productivity
Internet Connect - Dedicated Internet Access (IC-DIA)

Bell’s IC-DIA offers a manageable and scalable solution with high-capacity bandwidth choices, robust Service Level Agreements (SLAs), and web-based monitoring and reporting tools.  Benefits include:


Secure, extensive network

  • Deep footprint throughout Ontario, Québec and Western Canada
  • Protection through our own core network to mitigate against outside attacks
  • Diverse, redundant network providing maximum uptime


  • Multiple bandwidth and access options supporting evolving customer needs
  • 100% IP core network availability backed by industry-leading service level agreements (SLAs)
  • Professional, bilingual help desk and technical support team available 24x7x365
  • Comprehensive transit and peering arrangements ensuring consistent and reliable performance


  • Bell Canada is the #1 Internet service provider* in Canada with over one million IP connections
  • Over 130 years of industry experience in delivering telecommunications services across Canada

*Based on total number of Bell Canada’s subscribers.