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EORN proposes public-private partnership to fill cell coverage gaps

telecom | 05/29/2017 5:29 pm EDT

The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) is asking the provincial and federal government to chip in to a $213-million public-private partnership to address cellular coverage gaps in Eastern Ontario. The proposal, which looks to improve the “reach and quality of cellular data services,” was filed with Ontario Infrastructure Minister Bob Chiarelli and Rural Affairs Minister Jeff Leal in Toronto on Monday, the organization said in a Monday press release. It details a “business...