Press Releases

Network Outages: Service restored

UPDATE: As of 5:45 pm tonight, research and education network service as well as commercial internet service have been restored for all constituents.

Please contact ORION’s Network Operations Centre at or call 1-866-862-0554 if you have any ongoing issues, questions, or concerns.

We apologize for this interruption of service. We will be in touch with each of our valued constituents with further developments and updates.

***Update #3***

Our air conditioning system is now operational again. We are proceeding with the next phase of restarting the equipment in our PoP.

We will provide our next update before 9pm today.

***Update #2***

The air conditioning problem will be resolved soon. At that point, our engineering team will commence rebooting the PoP. Once we have confirmed successful re-initialization, notification will be provided.

We will provide our next update by 5pm today.

***Update #1***

An HVAC contractor is currently on site to repair the Toronto PoP air conditioning system in order to get our network equipment back online.

We are working to have our network operational again ASAP. In parallel, we continue to work on alternative resolution paths.

We will provide an additional update before 3pm today.

***Original Release***

ORION network services (R&E and Internet) have been impacted due to an air conditioning failure at our suite in Toronto Front Street. Our staff is currently working on a resolution and we will let you know when we have an update.