Cable / Telecom News

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The facts on northern networks


I’M WRITING TO YOU as the chief development officer of SSi Micro Ltd. and a proud member of the SSi team.In his June 7 Cartt.ca article on bringing wireless to the top of the world, John Bugailiskis recounts a Bell executive’s lunchtime presentation at the 2018 Canadian Telecom Summit. I would like to point out some basic facts of which I am sure you are aware, but perhaps Mr. Bugailiskis and your readers are not.The article implies Bell has brought wireless connectivity to Grise Fiord, Nunavut’s most remote northern community, and there previously was none. I quote: “But now, thanks...