Link Oregon is a federally tax-exempt 501(c)(3) Oregon non-profit organization—a consortium of the State of Oregon, through its Enterprise Information Services, and Oregon’s four largest research universities: Oregon State University, OHSU, Portland State University, and the University of Oregon. Link Oregon provides high-speed, resilient, middle-mile, fiber broadband connectivity to our state’s public and non-profit sectors.
|CIVIC school HUBS|
|NSF CIVIC grant to incubate the Federal School Infrastructure Toolkit for more resilience Community services. A pilot program with be developed with the BENSON school district in Portland, and woven into the urban/rural network of the Metro regional emergency response.|
|Oregon middle-mile fiber broadband network|
|Link Oregon, the non-profit, middle-mile broadband network serving Oregon’s
public and non-profit sectors, delivered the first two phases of its statewide network backbone in June 2021, having successfully lit nearly 2,000 route-miles of fiber-optic cable and deployed more than 50 service locations across Oregon.
By providing enhanced networking capabilities, Link Oregon seeks to build the foundation for Oregon’s future, improve the lives of all Oregonians, and make our state the best place to learn, work, and live.
Link Oregon’s mission is to create and operate a statewide, high-speed, fiber-optic network for the public and non-profit sectors that enhances every level of education, improves healthcare and government services, facilitates information sharing, and positions Oregon at the forefront of research and innovation.