Cable & Telecom

Broadband Communications North bringing high-speed Internet to Manto Sipi Cree Nation

WINNIPEG – Broadband Communications North (BCN), a Manitoba-based Indigenous network, today announced a pilot project bringing high-speed Internet to the Manto Sipi Cree Nation. The project is being completed in partnership with wireless, broadband and satellite solutions provider ROCK Networks and OneWeb and is “the first step in connecting 24 First Nations communities in Northern Manitoba in the next five years,” a press release says. “The network will be powered by OneWeb’s constellation of low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellites,” the release explains. “ROCK Networks will integrate the system into BCN’s existing network. Additionally, ROCK Networks will monitor the connection and provide ongoing...

Our industry and COVID-19

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