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National Capital FreeNet

Alternate Name NCF ; OCR
Legal Name National Capital FreeNet Incorporated
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Richmond Square
1305 Richmond Rd, Suite 206
Ottawa, ON K2B 7Y4
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Intersection Richmond Rd and Carling Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Not-for-profit alternative to commercial internet service providers * low cost internet service * investment in bandwidth and community services:

* High speed DSL internet access
* locally-hosted email
* basic web hosting
* skills workshops
* dial-up internet access
* Help Desk for internet/computer related issues

Community Access Fund: low-cost unlimited usage internet package for 32 000 Ottawa Community Housing tenants
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 8 am-7 pm , Sat 10 am-5 pm * Internet service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Gatineau ; Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals 18 and older who wish to join this on-line community for their Internet access or volunteer
Application Visit the office or website
Languages English ; French
Fees Service ; Cost information is available at
Service Categories Online Connection Services
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-721-1773
Primary Contact Shelley Robinson, Executive Director; Phone: 613-721-1773 ext 1001; Email:
Other Details
Established 1992
Funding Donations ; Private - corporate donations
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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