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October 11th, 2022

Digital Main Street Small Business Week 2022

October is Small Business Month and our partners at Digital Main Street and NEOnet's Digital Services Squad are excited to share a variety of resources for your small business!

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September 12th, 2022

We're Hiring! Regional Business Advisor

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July 22nd, 2022

Broadband Internet for Remote Areas (BIRA)

While traditional connectivity may not be available for many small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and will require the purchase or installation of additional or specialized equipment to achieve the minimum service level of 25Mbps. Many SMEs are unable to utilize this technology because...

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July 21st, 2022

$2,500 Digital Transformation Grants NOW Available

NEOnet is thrilled to let you know that applications are now being accepted for the new round of the $2,500 Digital Main Street Digital Transformation Grants! Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2022, or until funds are fully exhausted. There are a limited number of grants available, so apply early!

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May 10th, 2022

NEOnet holds Annual General Meeting (AGM)

On Wednesday, April 20th 2022, North Eastern Communications Network Inc. (NEOnet Inc.) held their Annual General Meeting at the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Center, as well as a virtual session, to move and ratify the organization’s official business.

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November 8th, 2021

NEOnet Funding Opportunities to assist your business

The Caisse Alliance Marketing Fund (CAMF), The Business Technology Improvement Fund (BTIF), and Broadband for Remote Areas (BIRA)

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October 18th, 2021

What are phishing emails and why are some people more prone to fall for them?

A phishing email is a scam email in which the sender hopes to gain access to the recipients’ personal information in some form or plays on their vulnerability, such as asking them for something to some extent. They range from ones that you can typically spot, such as a deceased individual who has left you a lump sum of money, to more “hard to spot” ones, such as reconfirming your log in details to access a service. Additionally, some mimic the look of an electronic bank transfer. But why do some people fall for them?

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October 14th, 2021

Education and Outreach

Happy Small Business week to all of our Small and Medium Sized enterprises in the region! Here is our schedule of events for Small Business Week – we will also be attending other sessions with community partners this week, we hope to see you there virtually!

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October 10th, 2021

Pitch Event

NEOnet is a proud sponsor of the Link North Pitch Event taking place virtually on November 18, 2021. This is a competition in which entrepreneurs can pitch their innovative ideas to a panel of judges for a chance to win a prize!

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December 14th, 2020

WHAT IS TECHNOSTRESS?

Most of you have been relying more than usual on technology, or you may know people who started using technology. Thankfully, technology and technological solutions and software have made it possible for many to work remotely. Depending on the work you do you may have transitioned back to a traditional work setting, in an office setting. However, there is one thing that was not largely spoken about.

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November 9th, 2020

DIFFERENT TYPES OF BROADBAND INTERNET

There are many different types of Internet services globally to get you connected to the World Wide Web. This is a heated topic today, especially now due to the COVID-19 pandemic and many working or learning from home. The Internet has become central to our lives – including its importance in staying connected with family and friend, let alone its reliance for work and studies.

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October 12th, 2020

UNLIMITED CELLULAR DATA

Within the past 2 years, most mobile cellular companies have released their “Unlimited” Cellular Data Options for their subscribers. While they are mostly the same, generally starting at 10 GB of unlimited High-Speed Internet data for the device. What is the difference between the “High Speed” and the “reduced speeds” they refer to?

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September 14th, 2020

What is network congestion?

Most of us have experienced it - slow, “laggy” and congested networks – especially within the past months due to the COVID-19 Pandemic when we were more frequently online working, staying connected, studying and for entertainment. But what exactly is ‘network congestion’ and what really causes it and how can we get past it?

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July 13th, 2020

Online conferencing tips to have great online meetings

We might all be feeling the technology strain since the COVID-19 pandemic and the self-distancing orders put in place and in-person meetings transitions to all taking place online instead. Granted in-person meetings are easier to have conversations based on body language and facial queues to indicate a question and wanting to speak next, but online it is a little more difficult, especially for questions (even with video).

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June 15th, 2020

Browser extensions that allow you to watch TV and movies “together”

While social distancing from others (due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic), there might be gaps in your social structure, one of which is spending time with friends or family and occasionally getting together to watch a movie or a favorite TV program. While at the beginning of this call-to-action by our government(s), Netflix quickly launched their extension “Netflix Party” to watch their platform with others.

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May 11th, 2020

Video Conferencing Platforms: An overview of ‘Zoom’ – What is it being used for?

Schooling has become more difficult for many students that relied on the social aspect of in-classroom learning and having the teacher present for hands-on learning and support. Others may have also relied on the personal interaction with peers and other support within the classroom to help them focus and learn social skills. Many parents and others were introduced to the online meeting platform Zoom, among others. The use of Zoom (and other video-based communication platforms) has helped many individuals stay connected for work, education, social interactions, religious ceremonies and other community support that are being offered while respecting physical distancing.

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March 18th, 2019

5G wireless communication is upon us but what is the difference?

The fifth generation of mobile technology or 5G as we typically call it is upon us (already in testing in certain areas of the United States), but what are the largest differences compared to our current 4G LTE networks?

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