Cable & Telecom

SSi Micro rolls out Qimirluk broadband in Nunavut

YELLOWKNIFE - SSi Micro has launched its broadband connectivity solution Qimirluk in Nunavut.Qimirluk, which means “backbone” in the Inuit language Inuktitut, is a shared, regulated and abundant backbone transport to the south accessed by open gateways that enable competition and innovation in northern communities, reads the company’s news release.SSi already offers broadband services in Nunavut through the QINIQ network or via the GN core network.  The company said that it conducted a detailed broadband needs analysis across Nunavut over the past several months to further refine Qimirluk.“As a truly open backbone, Qimirluk offers all Nunavummiut access to quality Internet connections. And by building...

Our industry and COVID-19

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