Internet2 profiled OARnet as one of the first five Research and Education Networks in the nation to initiate a 400 Gigabit per second (Gbps) connection to its network. Read more about this exciting development.

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) recently announced the launch of nine self-service kiosks around the state. OARnet provided the deputy registrar locations with a secure network connection. 

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded OARnet a planning grant to develop a network of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) training and research resources for smaller higher education institutions in the state of Ohio.

The 2020-2021 OARnet Annual Report is now available online. Learn about how years of strategic investment meant that OARnet was fully prepared to respond as broadband became a critical lifeline for Ohio’s education, research, health care, public broadcasting and government communities.

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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A full suite of VMware and AirWatch products and services are offered through OARnet, at significantly reduced rates. Additional information, such as how to order, product details, pricing, and support is available here.