With access to all major fibre optic networks, Sault Ste. Marie's modern telecommunications infrastructure ensures rapid and economical transportation of information to global markets.
The community features three independent broadband carriers (Bell Aliant, Ontera and Shaw) with OC192 network lines with 10 Gbps and GbE capacity. As well, with four routing lines flow through the city, including one to the U.S., to ensure path diversity and connectivity.
With its top-notch telecommunications capability, Sault Ste. Marie is home to a number of high-tech, information technology-related businesses and organizations, including:
- Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG)
- Canadian Bank Note Company (CBN)
- Sutherland Global Services