Please note: CEONET is no longer active as a not-for-profit organisation. Content has been left on this website for the sake of maintaining an historical record.
As part of our broadband outreach programme, CEONET created this website in support of IT and broadband needs for rural residents and small business in this region (and elsewhere).
CEONET and its Board of Directors welcome your ideas, recommendations and suggestions.
Useful Links has five sections. Of these, three are resources for Small Business, Training Sources, as well as Research and Reference. Two pages provide links to a wide range of (often free) alternatives and sources for Free & Useful Software and Information Security.
Publications lists our Information Technology pamphlets for small offices about broadband and security.
South Korea already claims the world's fastest internet connections. Now it has plans for even faster internet. By the end of 2012, South Korea intends to connect every home in the country to the internet at one gigabit per second.
You always knew there was a difference. Now for once here is a defining article that provides the pros and the cons.
The Warden's Caucus of Eastern Ontario is progressing on a far-reaching plan to make 10 Mbps service accessible to 95% of the region. The Eastern Ontario Regional Network, a new organisation it formed, is funded by all levels of government. As these two web sites say little at this stage, the attached communiqué may be helpful.
Given the stages through which proposals must pass, the financial contributions that must be agreed, the processes (RFQ, contractor(s) selection, contract signing), and the engineering and installation of improved and new services, this is an enormous undertaking for Eastern Ontario. And you do not have to be told, it will take time. Four years. See the EORN website for a rough annual schedule, though it is premature to release more specific details.
Make high-speed internet a "basic service" is urged by Marc Garneau at the CRTC hearings.
Here are some useful FAQs posted by Nova Scotia about its Cross Country High Spped Wireless Internet programme.
Click here to view some really interesting graphics. Be sure to activate both tabs.