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Connecting
Communities
Across Canada.

Digital telecommunications infrastructure underlies most, if not all, dimensions of regional economies. Today, the internet is essential to the well-being of those who live and work in small towns and rural areas

RESEARCH FOCUS

Our research encompasses regional economic and geospatial analysis around broadband services and digital infrastructure to identify current and future needs. Our research also includes exploring precision agriculture challenges and opportunities.

Economic Analysis
Geospatial Analysis
Precision Agriculture

Complete solutions

for Regional
& Rural
broadband action

R2B2 is involved in a number of action research activities. 

Supporting Strategic Regional Initiatives

Research partner to Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT), Durham Region, City of Hamilton, etc.

Supporting Municipalities

Support to Municipalities on Broadband Feasibility Studies (e.g. Town of Caledon; Town of Collingwood)

Thematic Studies

R2B2 engages with a range of partners to conduct thematic studies, including digital agriculture, telehealth, home-based businesses and online learning.

Networking and Policy Analysis

R2B2 is part of research and community development networks for digital economy and improved rural connectivity across Canada. We provide information for federal and provincial policymaking.

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We are located in Guelph Ontario. 

If you have any questions or concerns, email: r2b2project@gmail.com

 

Building a Connected

FUTURE.

We welcome new collaborations and seek to ensure the best possible knowledge base for “all things rural Internet.” We do this not only for the sake of top-notch research and innovation, but also for the benefit of everyone living in Ontario and across Canada.

"Broadband Internet is an essential service for regional and rural innovation"
Helen Hambly
Project Lead

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We WOULD LIKE TO ACKNOWLEDGE our PARTNERING ORGANIZATIONS AND SPONSORs.

OUR PARTNERS