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) …
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.
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.