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Internet providers in Toronto beyond Rogers and Bell

Internet providers in Toronto go far beyond Rogers and Bell. If you're looking for a reliable internet service that's also affordable, there are numerous options in the city. As it turns out, there's also a wealth of smaller service providers that'll help you surf the web for hours at prices that won't break the bank.

Here are some alternative internet providers in Toronto.


Probably the most well-known alternative to the top internet providers, TekSavvy offers a healthy mix of over a dozen cable, DSL and Sky Fi plans, backed up by pleasant customer service. Monthly plans starts as low as $46.95 with promotional prices bringing it down to $26.95 for the first six months.

Carry Telecom

Named one of Canada's top new growth companies in 2019 and 2020 by Canadian Business Magazine, this ISP offers high quality internet services throughout Ontario and Quebec. They offer both cable and FTTN connections and plans range from $29.99 monthly to $69.99 monthly.


One of the largest independent Internet service providers in Ontario and Quebec, Acanac offers new customers some great deals. They offer high speed DSL and cable internet packages starting as low as $32 per month, and if you're not completely satisfied with the services, they offer no-hassle cancellations within 30 days.


This internet service provider offers cable, ADSL, and VSDL connections. Packages start as low as $60 a month, and before signing up you can visit their website to discover which type of connections are available in your neighbourhood.


This Toronto-based media company makes Android-based TV its bread and butter, offering set-top video boxes that mix TV channels with access to extra internet-delivered content. They're also an ISP, offering DSL and cable plans for as low as $29.95 a month.

GTA Telecom

This company provides internet and home phone services all over Ontario. On the net side of things, all of their packages feature unlimited bandwidth and they start at $34.95.

Beanfield Metroconnect

This ISP is only available within buildings in the cities of Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. This is the ideal option for people who hate added costs. $50 will get you 1 Gbps with everything included. That means unlimited data, no installation or hardware fees and no contract.


Formerly Xinflix, Distributel is an ISP that offers cable internet, high speed DSL internet and regular DSL packages. Based out of Markham, Ontario, Distributel offers packages that include unlimited usage and range from $34.95 a month to $99.95 a month.


One of the largest alternative telecoms in Canada, Primus offers a variety of wireless services in addition to a handful of DSL packages. This service is great for heavy users, as unlimited Internet packages start from $54.95 a month with promotional prices bringing the price down to $39.95 for the first six months.


This Mississauga-based ISP utilizes hybrid-fibre lines and is available all across Ontario. The unlimited Internet packages start from $47.95 going up to $89.95. 


This ISP is engineered by the team behind SpaceX. Starlink is meant to serve rural communities and those who cannot access the Internet by traditional means. The price is a bit steep but the high-speed, low-latency broadband internet that can be accessed across the globe is priced at $140 a month, with a one-time hardware cost of $759.

Altima Tel

This ISP based out of Montreal serves Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia. They offer Internet packages starting as low as $44 a month. They also offer TV and digital home phone services, but watch for their promotions because the price can drop dramatically if bundled together for the first six months.


After officially launching in Quebec back in December 2019, Oxio expanded its services to Ontario and British Columbia with the intention to expand to the rest of Canada. Oxio also offers VoIP and television services but only within Quebec. Plans start as low as $48 a month.

Diallog Telecommunications

Diallog Telecommunications was started in the late 1990’s as a means to combat the monopolization of the ISP industry. This ISP is catered to businesses and offers a wide range of Internet infrastructure including Fibre, DSL, T1 and IP VPN. 

Virgin Plus

Virgin Plus offers Internet services only available within Ontario and Quebec. Their packages start at $50 a month and go up to $70 a month, but make sure to research available bundles if you're getting multiple services.

Since Rogers and Bell own a lot of the telecommunications infrastructure, many of the above companies are third-party carriers, re-selling internet services they purchase at a wholesale rate.

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