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EORN issues Request for Proposal to tackle cellular dead zones across eastern Ontario

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2020 12:20 PM

Mobile broadband critical to regional growth

Eastern Ontario is one step closer to improved cellular services that will help rural communities take part in the digital economy, create jobs and improve public safety.

Today, the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) issued the first Request for Proposal to build new cellular infrastructure. The competitive bidding process will identify telecommunication partners who offer both the expertise and best value for expanded cell coverage in areas where...

Procurement Process begins for EORN Mobile/Cell Gap Project

Posted on Monday, September 23, 2019 08:50 AM

We are extremely pleased that the Provincial and Federal governments have announced their commitment to fund the EORN mobile/cell gap project.

EORN is presently in the midst of negotiating the contribution agreement with the Province and has received a letter from the Honourable Laurie Scott the Minister of Infrastructure in this regard.

The EORN team, in partnership with Peterborough County procurement has commenced the procurement process for the project.

Our goals are to ensure an Honest, Open...

Funding will tackle cellular dead zones across Eastern Ontario

Posted on Monday, September 23, 2019 08:34 AM

Mobile broadband critical to regional growth

The Government of Canada in investing in rural broadband infrastructure, which is critical for communities to engage in the growing digital economy, create jobs and enjoy economic growth.

Today, the Government of Canada announced that it will provide the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) with $71 million for its share of funding to help fill gaps in mobile broadband coverage that are standing in the way of the region’s economic development.

The funding,...

Provincial funding will help tackle cellular dead zones across Eastern Ontario

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2019 08:55 AM

Mobile Broadband Critical to Regional Growth

Investing in rural broadband infrastructure is critical for communities to engage in the growing digital economy, create jobs and enjoy economic growth.

Today, Monte McNaughton, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure was in Northumberland County to announce that the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) will receive $71 million to help fill gaps in mobile broadband coverage that are standing in the way of the region's economic development.

There are currently...

Eastern Ontario Federal MPs Voice Strong Support for Cellular Improvements

Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 08:00 AM

The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) is pleased that all Members of Parliament representing the region, and from across party lines, have signed strong letters of support to the federal government to help fund proposed cell service improvements for the region.

EORN is proposing a $213 million public-private partnership to improve both the reach and quality of cellular data services in rural Eastern Ontario, which is essential for business investment, jobs and quality of life.

About one quarter...