Cable & Telecom

New satellites will provide mobile broadband across the Arctic

LONDON – Global mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat announced today it will deliver mobile broadband services to the Artic region via two new satellite payloads hosted on board Space Norway satellites.This will augment recently announced satellites and will mean the company’s Global Xpress (GX) network “will provide the world’s only high-speed mobile broadband capacity dedicated to the Arctic region,” says the press release.This doesn’t mean a new retail mobile broadband provider is coming to the far north, however, as the company primarily targets airlines, shipping and energy companies and governments.“This new capability will be of key interest to the Canadian...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.