Our Unique Advantage


Key Information Technology Companies

Sault Ste. Marie has all the telecommunications capabilities of a major urban centre, including a fibre optics ring with full redundancy capacity.  The community is serviced by three independent broadband carriers (Bell Aliant, Ontera and Shaw) with OC192 network lines with 10 Gbps and GbE capacity

With four routing lines flowing through the city, Sault Ste. Marie has considerable path diversity to ensure connectivity. And one routing line to the United States provides further redundancy.

Based on these high-tech services, a number of information technologies companies and agencies call the Sault home, including:

As well, the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre boasts a leading GIS centre, which services a number of businesses and agencies.