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BEAM FUNDING BOOSTING THE LOCAL ECONOMY

Over 175 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Northeastern Ontario region benefited from the BEAM initiative. NEOnet conducted a survey of participants and found the following: Participating businesses directly contributed over $300,000 to the local economy in addition the funding provided by FedNor 44% of participants have experienced an increase of 10% in the [...]

Don’t Freeze Up: Stay Hot with the Hotspots

Residents of Timmins can stay connected this winter with free Internet access both indoors and out at several locations and venues thanks to the Wireless Hotspots Project. As part of the $220,000 investment that resulted in the installation of over 65 free wireless Internet access points in 14 Northeastern Ontario communities, Timmins has eight sites [...]