Cable & Telecom

Northwestel upgrades Nunavut networks (updated)

SSi wants a wholesale deal thoughIQALUIT – Northwestel and its parent Bell Canada announced Tuesday that 15 megabits per second (Mbps) Internet and LTE wireless service are now available in all 25 Nunavut communities. The announcement was made as business leaders, investors and government officials gathered for the 2019 Nunavut Trade Show and Conference in Iqaluit.Northwestel and Bell are using the new open-access Tamarmik Nunaliit network to deliver the new services. Operating on Telesat ka-Band satellite technology, the network provides up to 20 times more Internet capacity than previously available, making high-speed Internet and wireless service possible in each community,...

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.