Cable & Telecom

Xplornet completes Newfoundland 4G station

WOODSTOCK, N.B. - With the successful completion of its 4G satellite ground station near St. John's, Newfoundland, wireless broadband provider Xplornet Communications says the province is poised to bridge the urban/rural broadband divide in Canada.The company says the multi-million dollar investment in ground station technology (pictured below) will provide a high speed link to the Internet for a next generation, or 4G, high throughput satellite that will supply broadband for rural Canadians across the country. Satellite is the key to unlocking access to real broadband for rural Canadians, contends the company. Ground stations like the one in St. John's provide...