Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) Chancellor Randy Gardner and OARnet have announced the $12.1 million Last Mile Enhancement Program to increase broadband speeds by 1,000% at 40 Ohio colleges and universities.

Earlier this year, a telehealth pilot program was launched to extend behavioral health care and high-speed internet connections to Ohioans who have been left behind. Click here to read more

Learn more about OARnet's impact on Ohio's communities. The 2019-2020 OARnet Annual Report features OARnet's financial information, highlights of OARnet Services, and responses to COVID-19.

In response to the pandemic and the increased demand for distance learning, the Ohio Department of Administrative Services (DAS) has issued a Request for Information to identify the best possible pricing options for hot spots providers, computers, tablets and software. Click here to learn more.

OARnet is committed to maintaining our high standard of quality service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit our updates page for additional details.



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