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.

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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ENCQOR 5G AND OVA JOIN FORCES TO OFFER SMEs THE OPPORTUNITY TO DEVELOP VIRTUAL REALITY SOLUTIONS POWERED BY 5G TECHNOLOGY

ENCQOR 5G is pleased to announce the signing of a new collaboration agreement with OVA inc. to offer SMEs the opportunity to develop Virtual and Augmented Reality solutions, all while taking advantage of the power of 5G technology.

Ciena Drives 5G Innovation Based on Open and Standards-based Architecture

5G is not only the fifth generation of mobile communications, but also the synthesis of an era of technology convergence. In recognizing the value of collaboration in the digital ecosystem, Ciena is a proud founding partner of the transformational ENCQOR 5G partnership.