Cable & Telecom

Starlink service now available in more hard-to-reach Canadian communities

SPACEX ANNOUNCED LAST Friday its Starlink satellite service is now available in more communities across Alaska, Canada and the polar region. These are communities “that previously didn’t have access to reliable, high-speed, low-latency internet,” a tweet from the company (owned by Elon Musk) reads. A map on the company’s website details which communities currently have access around the world (this includes Arctic Bay, Victoria Island and Kugaaruk in the north). Communities including Yellowknife and Whitehorse are expected to have Starlink service starting in the first quarter of 2023, according to the map. Starlink is currently being used to connect Canadians...

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.