Ontario Public Safety Radio Network

Rank 2024


Industry Sector: Other

Project Type: Social Infrastructure

Project Value: $765 million

Funding Source: Public

Provincial Funding: $765 million

Province: Ontario

City / Region: Province-wide

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2023

 The project aims to renew a radio network used by 38,000 frontline and emergency responders over 750,000 square kilometres. The contract to build the system’s land mobile radio network—which includes core infrastructure, support antennas, servers, and data centre equipment—was awarded to Bell Mobility Radio. It will also provide first responders, as well as their dispatchers, with new radio equipment and consoles and provide network and radio equipment maintenance services for 15 years. 

Project Owner: Government of Ontario

Project/Construction Manager: Bell Mobility

Other Key Players: Motorola Solutions Canada; Williams Communications; Cartel Communications Systems Inc.; Entuitive (risk advisor)

2023 Rank: 73

2022 Rank: 69

2021 Rank: 60

2020 Rank: 64