Cable & Telecom

NWT MLAs charge government with broadband stagnation

By Ahmad Hathout YELLOWKNIFE - Members of the legislative assembly of the Northwest Territories (NWT) are losing patience with a regional government they say hasn’t formulated an economic plan to pull the territories out of a broadband slumber that awaits long-desired expanded connectivity while relying on very few companies to deliver it. During assembly debates last week, MLAs lobbed questions and concerns at Finance Minister Caroline Wawzonek about an alleged lack of broadband financial planning in the budget to apply for federal programs, while also charging that the region has become too reliant on Bell subsidiary Northwestel, the dominant service...

Our industry and COVID-19

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