Cooperative Action: NB/PEI Educational Computer Network
The NB/PEI Educational Computer Network (ECN) ,founded in 1970, connects all of the public universities in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, the Maritime College of Forest Technology, Holland College and the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. The primary service provided by the network is connectivity among its members and to the wider world. Additional benefits include joint purchasing and licensing, shared support services, the delivery of network-based services and information exchange. The ECN is overseen by a Board of Directors, and administered by the Network Technical Committee. The MPHEC provides support to, and participates in, ECN meetings of both the Network Technical Committee and the Board. The MPHEC also administers the ECN budget.