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Jamesian Ultra-High speed Internet: The conclusion of a regional project

CHIBOUGAMAU, QC, July 18, 2018  – With the first phase of its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) project now in operation, the Eeyou Communications Network (ECN) officially announces the start of the second phase of this project to connect the Jamesian communities of Matagami, Lebel-sur-Quévillon, Chapais and Chibougamau with modern residential telecommunications services, including ultra high-speed internet. “The Eeyou […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201814 Views

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Kativik Regional Government: Nunavik Getting Full Cellular and Mobility Data, One of the Few Areas in Canada Still Without

Kuujjuaq, Québec, May 28, 2018 – All 14 of Nunavik’s communities in the northern third of Quebec, will soon be getting cellular and mobility data services thanks to an important agreement between the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and Ice Wireless. The more than 14,000 residents – almost all Inuit – live in one of the very […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 201819 Views

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Telecom Breakthrough: Ultra High Speed Internet Launches in Northern Quebec

Bridging the Digital Divide: Distributel and Eeyou Communications Partner to Deliver Residential Broadband to Quebec Cree of Eeyou Istchee and Municipalities in the James Bay Region MONTREAL,Jan. 17, 2018 – Distributel Communications Limited and Eeyou Communications Network (ECN) are bridging Canada’s digital divide with a groundbreaking new partnership. Beginning this spring, the Distributel/ECN alliance will […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201865 Views

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Broadband Internet availability in 20 communities in Brome-Missisquoi RCM

From Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada December 18, 2017 – Cowansville, Quebec The Government of Quebec, under the Québec branché program, and the Government of Canada, under the Connect to Innovate program, will be supporting an Internet project in Haut-Richelieu. This project represents a total investment of $27,644,668, of which the Government of Quebec […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201864 Views

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Broadband Internet availability confirmed in 21 communities in Montérégie

December 11, 2017 – Napierville, Quebec The Government of Quebec, under the Québec branché program, and the Government of Canada, under the Connect to Innovate program, will be supporting a project by TARGO Communications. This project represents a total investment of $5,952,053, of which each of the two levels of government is contributing $2,399,424. As a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 201863 Views

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Nunavik to get cellular service in 2018 – Nunatsiaq online

Regional government will embark on first phase of fibre optic roll-out next year December 04, 2017 KUUJJUAQ—The Kativik Regional Government has big plans to boost mobile and internet service for the region in 2018. The regional government-run Tamaani Internet will launch cellular and mobile data service across Nunavik starting early next year, the KRG said […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201785 Views

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Inauguration of the Eeyou Communications Network fibre optic network – $6.5 million to connect Eastmain and Waskaganish to a reliable high-speed Internet service

OUJÉ-BOUGOUMOU, QC, Nov. 1, 2017  – The Cree communities of Eastmain and Waskaganish now have access to reliable high-speed Internet service, a necessary tool for economic and social development in the Nord-du-Québec region. The Québec government announced that it granted the Eeyou Communications Network (ECN), a non-profit organization, $6.5 millionthrough the Société du Plan Nord, to carry out the second phase of the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 201796 Views

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Wikimania Coming to Montreal, Celebrating Aboriginal Encyclopedia in Atikamekw Language – Wifi Hifi

July 31, 2017 Wikimania, an annual global conference that celebrates the popular Wikipedia knowledge resource Website and its sister knowledge products, is coming to Montreal August 9-13. The advancement of free knowledge, privacy and digital rights and the role of technology to further those objectives are at the core of the keynote and community submitted […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201763 Views

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Rural and northern Quebec to benefit from faster Internet

$16 million will improve high-speed coverage in Saint-Damien, Indigenous communities of James Bay and Kawawachikamach July 21, 2017 – Saint-Damien, Quebec – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada More than 2,800 households in 13 rural and remote communities in Quebec will be able to do business online, participate in distance education and benefit from online […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 2017143 Views

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Canadians invited to share their views on the Wireless Code

February 6, 2017 – Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and telecommunications Commission (CRTC) The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is inviting Canadians to share their experiences with the Wireless Code in addressing issues regarding their wireless services. The CRTC is holding an online discussion forum from February 6-14, 2017. All comments made by Canadians during […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201784 Views

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