Cable & Telecom

Iristel doubles Ice Wireless network capacity in Iqaluit

IQALUIT — Amid much turmoil and uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Iristel released some positive news Wednesday, announcing its subsidiary Ice Wireless has completed a project to more than double its transport network capacity in Iqaluit. “The infrastructure deficit in Canada’s Arctic makes its population vulnerable to unforeseen crisis events like the Covid-19 pandemic,” said Samer Bishay, CEO of both Iristel and Ice Wireless, in the news release. “Telecommunications infrastructure remains a very limited resource in the North, but we are pleased to be able to turn up this capacity at a time when it is most needed.” The...

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