Broadband, Satellite Networks, and Wi-Fi

Building an Inclusive and Sustainable World with Broadband

The United Nations, along with the help of countries worldwide, is working to eliminate hunger, poverty, and violence. Sustainable development and affordable access to high-speed internet are vital components in making this vision a reality. In 2015 the UN laid out the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development plan. The UN states that the 2030 Agenda is a… Read More»

Connecting the Defence Industry at CANSEC 2022

As an innovator in the rural broadband space, we understand the challenges of communicating in situations where traditional infrastructure does not exist. We’re committed to bridging the digital divide in Canada to ensure critical communication is always available. We recently brought this expertise to Ottawa for CANSEC, Canada’s largest global defence and security trade show.… Read More»

How Cisco Meraki Can Help IT Teams Support Remote and Hybrid Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way most organizations operate. With large numbers of employees working from home, IT teams have to provision and manage employee’s devices remotely. More changes are in store as organizations begin their return to office plans or consider hybrid office environments, and Cisco Meraki can help ease the transition.   Managing work from home and hybrid work environments has been challenging for IT teams, and it’s also… Read More»

Satellite

Fibre vs Satellite: Who is the Winner?

We have written extensively about the benefits of fibre internet, especially regarding community-owned broadband networks. With growing numbers of consumers subscribing to Starlink and other satellite communications providers like SES and OneWeb, it may seem like fibre, long touted as a future-proof internet solution, is about to be edged out by satellite. Spoiler alert: it… Read More»

5 Things Municipalities Can Do to Stand Up to the Big Telcos

In the last few months, we haven’t shied away from stating our opinions on (and suspicions of) big telcos that claim they’ll connect rural Canada. We’ve called out their self-serving interests. We’ve recounted their history of letting rural customers down. We’ve even come right out and said big telcos shouldn’t connect rural Canada. We’ve thoroughly… Read More»