Have you ever found yourself frustrated by the lack of KNET cell service in areas outside your home community? It’s a common dilemma that many people face, constantly questioning why …
Thank you for your continued support of the head end 10Gbps broadband upgrade project. KNet has been working with community technicians to begin upgrades of the main head end broadband …
Press Release KNET Announcement for KNet Upgrade to Increase Bandwidth for 18 First Nations in Northwestern Ontario on the NWOBEI Fibre Loop Sioux Lookout, ON, July 27, 2023 The Kuhkenah Network (KNET) …
Keewaytinook Okimakanak is proposing the addition of (3) 0.6m antennae, in the 5 GHz frequency band, mounted near the top of (2) existing 18m and 28m towers which are located on Cat Lake First Nation and Kasabonika First Nations. KO also plans to install fibre optic cabling, for Internet purposes, as the backbone to serve residential homes in the Pikangikum First Nation. The project involves the installation of approximately 2km of aerial fibre optic cable from the Pikangikum fibre cabinet near the airport to the Pikangikum Point of Presence.
In an age where cybercrime is on the rise, it’s important to keep an eye out for the biggest cyber threats set to emerge in 2023. From social engineering and phishing to IoT attacks and ransomware, these threats have the potential to wreak havoc on individuals and businesses alike. To stay safe, it’s important to arm yourself with knowledge and take preventive measures such as updating software, using strong passwords, and educating yourself and your employees. As technology continues to evolve, so do the threats that come with it. By staying informed and proactive, you can ensure that you’re ready to face whatever comes your way in the ever-evolving world of cybercrime.
We use a lot of abbreviations here at KNET (which, did you know, stands for Kuhkenah Networking).
We also, realize that not everyone knows what we are talking about when we say we specialize in ICT (Information Communication Technology). So, in this post, we are breaking down some of the most used abbreviations at KNET. It’s like learning a new language, tech speak.
In December of last year, KNET was featured in an article by the National Post highlighting the lack of adequate technology, faulty connections, and underfunded broadband projects in Indigenous and remote communities of Canada. Jesse Fiddler, K-Net director, was quoted, in the article, discussing the services KNET provides communities in Northwestern Ontario and some of the challenges.
With more and more happening online these days, communities need a reliable, high-speed connection for school, work, fun stuff, like gaming, and just about everything. But living in the remote north of Ontario comes with its set of challenges. Some of them being connection, communication and the infrastructure associated.
Getting connectivity to the north has been a complex process and one that KNET is dedicated to making happen for First Nation communities of the remote north.
Gov’t Releases $61 million to bring high-speed internet access to more homes in Northwestern Ontario
POSTED ON MARCH 8, 2023 BY ADMIN
On March 1, 2023 the federal and provincial government announced funding of over $61 million to bring high-speed internet access to more than 16,000 homes in 47 rural Ontario communities and three First Nations communities in Northern Ontario. The funding will be for six projects by Bell Canada, the Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre and Keewaytinook Okimakanak.