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EORN Submits Proposal for Ultra-Fast Gig Internet Project

Posted on Monday, March 01, 2021 12:04 PM

Long-Term Solution for Rural Connectivity Key to Economic Recovery

The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) has made a formal submission to the federal and provincial governments seeking support to deliver ultra-fast Gig internet to homes and businesses across the region. The submission has been sent to federal Minister Maryam Monsef, who has responsibility for rural economic development, and Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure Laurie Scott, who is tasked with rural broadband matters for the...

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EORN Launches Online Newsletter

Posted on Wednesday, October 07, 2020 05:44 PM

We are thrilled to announce the first edition of the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) newsletter. It’s an exciting time at EORN as we get closer and closer to having shovels in the ground, aiming to drastically improve cell phone coverage and capacity in the areas of eastern Ontario where people live, work and travel. We hope you enjoy this update and please encourage others to sign up for the newsletter as well.

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EORN encouraged by federal Throne Speech

Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2020 02:06 PM

The federal Throne Speech yesterday acknowledged the importance of broadband to Canada’s economic recovery and for better access to critical services like health care. The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) is hopeful it will lead to immediate investment in broadband infrastructure.

“Already, our region has lost more than 87,000 jobs and almost $5 billion in GDP due to the pandemic. With cases continuing to increase, the crisis is far from over,” said Mayor Andy Letham, Chair of the Eastern...

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Eastern Ontario Regional Network proposes ultra-fast gig internet project

Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 03:22 PM

Long-Term Solution for Rural Connectivity Key to Economic Recovery

The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) is seeking federal and provincial support to deliver ultra-fast,  Gig internet to homes and businesses in the region through a $1.6 billion public-private partnership.

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the crisis in rural internet access. It has impacted businesses, student learning, healthcare and government services.  The EORN Gig Project aims to fix the issue with a comprehensive...

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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...