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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...

EORN Seeks Members for Board of Directors

Posted on Friday, June 08, 2018 09:22 AM

The Eastern Ontario Regional Broadband Network (EORN) is currently seeking applications from the public to serve on its Board of Directors.  Eastern Ontario residents with an interest in the economic and technological advancement of Eastern Ontario are encouraged to apply.

Applications are being sought from qualified and experienced persons in the areas of public or private; finance, legal, and technology to fill one (1) immediate short-term vacancy with an option to renew for a two-year...