Cable & Telecom

Telus to build longest over water radio Internet connection to Queen Charlotte Islands

VANCOUVER – The people living on Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, will have high speed Internet service from Telus later this year thanks to a recent agreement between the western telco and the Gwaii Trust Society. Telus is investing $1.3 million to build a series of high-capacity mountain-top data transmitters to Mount Hayes near Prince Rupert. High speed Internet service will then beam 115 kilometres over water to a station at Masset, on the Islands. Service will flow from the station to other points on the Islands via fibre optic cables. Until this build, Masset Haida...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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