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How Pelco, Video Surveillance Solutions, Can Help with Healthcare Staffing Shortages 

Healthcare staffing shortages have become a major issue in recent years in Canada. These shortages can be attributed to several factors, including an aging population and an increasing demand for services. As a result of these shortages, healthcare facilities are struggling to provide adequate care to their patients. One way to help alleviate this problem… Read More»

Investing in the Economy with Broadband 

With a population growth rate 15 times slower than urban areas, rural residents account for 20% of Canada’s population. Despite this stagnation, rural Canada generates 30% of Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP), driven mainly by agriculture, mining, oil and gas, forestry, fisheries, and aquaculture. However, these industries are modernizing rapidly, and with only 53.4% of residents able… Read More»

Broadband Communications North and ROCK Networks Announce Partnership to Deliver OneWeb LEO Satellite Internet Service in Manitoba

Pilot Project to Bring High-Speed Internet to a First Nations Community in Northern Manitoba Was Presented at Indigenous Connectivity Summit Winnipeg, MB – October 27, 2022: Manitoba’s largest Indigenous network, Broadband Communications North (BCN), announced a pilot project that will bring high-speed internet to the Manto Sipi Cree Nation at the Indigenous Connectivity Summit this… Read More»

Ensure Reliable Communication in an Emergency with LEO Satellites

Clear, reliable communication is vital in an emergency. Yet, despite technological advances, communication remains a hurdle in situations where it is needed most. Most Canadians take a reliable, high-speed internet connection for granted. However, recent incidents have highlighted the fragility of the country’s terrestrial communications infrastructure, and some rural and remote communities don’t even have… Read More»

Why You Need to Replace Your Base Station Radio with the Avtec Scout E1 Console 

Any organization that has a dispatcher knows that fast, efficient, and reliable communication is vital in day-to-day operations. Utility providers, rail operators, airports, and educational facilities all require clear and dependable communication to provide essential services while ensuring the safety of both employees and the groups that they serve.   However, some dispatchers still rely on… Read More»

Timmy Awards Announces ROCK Networks As 2022 Tech for Good Finalist

Tech in Motion recognizes finalists for award celebrating companies using tech to uplift our communities September 27, 2022 – Tech in Motion named ROCK Networks a finalist for Best Tech for Good in the 2022 Timmy Awards, recognizing the top workplaces for tech professionals across North America. ROCK Networks and these finalists have proactively responded… Read More»

ROCK Networks Places No, 423 on The Globe and Mail’s Fourth-annual Ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies 

Ottawa, ON – September 23, 2022: ROCK Networks is pleased to announce it placed No. 423 on the 2022 Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies. Canada’s Top Growing Companies ranks Canadian companies on three-year revenue growth. ROCK Networks earned its spot with three-year growth of 54%.   ROCK Network’s tremendous growth can be… Read More»

PSAPs Need to Act NOW to Be Ready for the CRTC’s Mandated NG9-1-1 Transition Timelines

As a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP), you are likely aware that the mandated NG9-1-1 transition timeline for moving to Next-Generation 9-1-1 is looming. The CTRC’s deadline to shift from voice-only to digital for emergency calls is March 2025. While this may seem like ample time, it’s not for a project of this magnitude. The time to plan and assemble your teams… Read More»

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Connecting the Seas with LEO Satellite Internet 

Government agencies, humanitarian organizations, and commercial vessels and ships have struggled to connect to the internet at sea for decades. However, dealing with low bandwidth and unreliable connections, those aboard marine vessels cannot access the same service available on land.   Until recently, maritime operations have relied on geostationary (GEO) satellites to connect to the internet. GEO satellites… Read More»