Cable & Telecom

Xplornet to acquire all Canadian capacity on new high throughput satellite

WOODSTOCK, NB – In its second such announcement in as many weeks, Xplornet Communications said Wednesday that it has committed to Hughes Network Systems for a lifetime lease for all of the Canadian satellite broadband capacity on Hughes’ EchoStar XIX, scheduled for launch in mid-2016.Xplornet, which currently offers high-speed Internet on its existing hybrid satellite and wireless broadband network, including on the existing Hughes EchoStar XVII satellite, said that it will be able to offer faster speeds and more data which will translate in to greater value to its rural Canadian customers.In addition to satellite capacity, Xplornet will take delivery...

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.