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Jan
3
2018

High-speed internet boost for Newfoundland & Labrador

The federal government is investing $27 million to bring high-speed internet to around 1,500 households in rural and remote communities in Newfoundland and Labrador. The money will cover 31 projects to improve satellite internet service in 70 communities. Federal cabinet minister and Newfoundland MP Seamus O’Regan along with Premier Dwight Ball announced the funding approval, […]

Oct
11
2017

Iqaluit Mayor calls for Nunavut fibre for economic prosperity

Iqaluit Mayor, Madeleine Redfern, calls for Nunavut fibre connectivity to meet the territory’s increasing internet demands. She claims that Nunavut is forced to depend on a desperately slow satellite internet service. The current connectivity crisis is crippling the territory’s economic development and government operations. High-speed Nunavut fibre The Iqaluit mayor is lobbying hard to bring […]

Sep
15
2017

Nunavut backbone satellite network funding announced

The Minister for Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), the Honourable Navdeep Singh Bains, announced that $50 million has been allocated to higher-speed satellite internet for all 25 communities across Nunavut as part of the $500 million ‘Connect to Innovate’ program. The funding has been allocated to Northwestel, the northern subsidiary of Bell Canada, […]

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