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Projects

Broadband Expansion Approach

OVERVIEW Our objective is to provide every household in our service delivery region with an economical connection of at least 50 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload as per the CRTC targets. Low density population is the main reason providers are unwilling to invest in infrastructure improvements. Parity between urban and rural internet access is likely not realistic. Private sector must be […]

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Blue Sky Net Tenders

Broadband Service Improvements Almaguin Highlands and Northwest Parry Sound (Closes January 8, 2020) This Request for Proposal (RFP) seeks to establish the successful vendor (s) to upgrade broadband infrastructure and services to the unserved/underserved communities in the Almaguin Highlands and northwest Parry Sound. Specifically, the Township of Armour, the Village of Burk’s Falls, the Township of Joly, the Town of Kearney, the […]

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BAIMAP

BROADBAND & ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE MAPPING ANALYSIS PROJECT (BAIMAP)   What is BAIMAP? BAIMAP is a GIS application developed by Blue Sky Net which has access to broadband infrastructure data for Northern Ontario down to the property parcel level.   BAIMAP’s History. It is has been a universal understanding for some time that access to high speed internet is essential for advancing our […]

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Municipal GIS Partnership

Municipal GIS Partnership Municipalities in Northern Ontario are faced with the double challenge of satisfying a need for data and information from a wide variety of requesters (internal staff, councillors, investors, business people, officials from other levels of government, the media, social service organizations, the general public) and doing so from a widely disparate collection of data sets (tax rolls, zoning records, […]

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ConnectedNorth

    Over the last seven years, Blue Sky Net in concert with other federally funded Information Communication Technology development organisations (ICTN’s) and Internet Service providers(ISP’s) have collected coverage and speed information to map all of the Broadband (Internet) service availability in Northern Ontario. This information has been developed into this public portal to present a clear picture of service availability directly […]

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