Cable & Telecom

Xplore to launch next-gen satellite Internet service in summer 2023

WOODSTOCK, NB – Xplore (previously Xplornet Communications) announced today it is bringing rural and remote regions of Canada download speeds of up to 100 Mbps and more data on its next-generation satellite service, starting in summer 2023. “In 2019, Xplore entered into a lifetime agreement with Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) for substantially all of the Canadian satellite broadband capacity on the Hughes next-generation Jupiter 3 Ultra High Density Satellite, which is expected to be the world's largest commercial communications satellite when it launches in the first half of 2023. The satellite is designed to provide coverage to 90% of Canada’s population,”...

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.