Evolution of Networked Services through a Corridor in Quebec and Ontario for Research and Innovation

Providing a platform where small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can test ideas and technology.

ABOUT ENCQOR 5G

ENCQOR 5G (Evolution of Networked Services through a Corridor in Québec and Ontario for Research and Innovation) is a transformational Canada-Québec-Ontario partnership focused on research and innovation in the field of 5G disruptive technologies, on adoption initiatives and system uses. ENCQOR 5G establishes the first Canadian pre-commercial corridor of 5G digital infrastructure — the key to making the digital economy a reality.

ENCQOR 5G focuses on giving SMEs, researchers and academia access to 5G networks. The initiative is designed to both unlock the technological promise of 5G in the near term and drive long-term economic growth in Ontario and Québec and in the broader Canadian innovation ecosystem.

ENCQOR 5G exceeds the bar of 600 SMEs

This remarkable milestone illustrates the significant footprint of the ENCOR program in he development of a dynamic, diverse and innovative 5G ecosystem in Canada.

ENCQOR 5G exceeds the bar of 600 SMEs

This remarkable milestone illustrates the significant footprint of the ENCOR program in he development of a dynamic, diverse and innovative 5G ecosystem in Canada.

2019- 2020 Activity Report

Building an Innovative 5G Ecosystem in Canada

Read about the successes and progress ENCQOR 5G has achieved over the past year in the 2019-2020 Activity Report.

ENCQOR 5G STREAMS

ENCQOR 5G has four distinct streams focused on supporting small-to-medium sized enterprises across Ontario and Québec, assisting in the pre-development of research, collaboration and vital testing of 5G technologies.

ENCQOR 5G has five Digital Innovation Hubs, located in both Ontario and Québec, that will provide open access to state-of-the-art 5G infrastructure and technology. The Hubs are located in the following five communities:

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3,500 MHZ SPECTRUM AUCTION ENDS: IMPORTANT MILESTONE TOWARDS COMMERCIAL USE OF 5G REACHED

3,500 MHz spectrum auction ends Important milestone towards commercial use of 5G reachedThe commercial deployment of 5G in Canada took a major step forward on July 29 when the federal government announced the end of the 3,500 megahertz (MHz) band spectrum auction. The use of this band will "support both coverage and capacity for a […]

ENCQOR 5G ENDS THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR ON A HIGH NOTE, REACHING THE 700 SME MARK

ENCQOR 5G ENDS THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR ON A HIGH NOTE, REACHING THE 700 SME MARKDespite the challenges posed by the pandemic during the first six months of 2021, ENCQOR 5G is pleased with the strength of its mid-year results, having recently reached the milestone of 700 SMEs engaged in the program in […]