Cable & Telecom

Northwestel’s NetKaster moves south

YELLOWKNIFE - After a year of successful operation in the north, Northwestel is launching its NetKaster satellite high speed Internet service in the south. NetKaster has been expanded to communities throughout Alberta, expanding on its current service in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, launched a year ago. The company will target rural and remote areas not already served by cable or DSL Internet service. NetKaster is powered by Telesat Canada's Anik F2 satellite. The service is the result of an agreement between Northwestel Cable and Telesat Canada. Both Northwestel and Telesat are owned by Bell Canada. "We developed this product...

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.