Cable & Telecom

SSi Micro asks Nunavut customers for “social solidarity” to confront bandwidth limits

YELLOWKNIFE — Far north wireless and Internet provider SSi Micro is asking its SSi Mobile and Qiniq Internet customers in Nunavut for help as it contends with the reality of limited capacity on its shared satellite backbone at a time when an increased number of people are working at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a notice sent to its SSi Mobile and Qiniq customers, SSi Micro says it is “vitally important that we all consider ‘social solidarity’ and adopt an intelligent and responsible approach to the use of precious network capacity to ensure essential communications services remain active...

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.