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Top 5 Blog Posts of 2022

With 2023 in full swing, we’d like to look back at some of our most popular blog posts of 2022. Check out our top 5 most popular blog posts. The Impact of Outages In December 2022, the government of Canada released a list of the top 10 weather stories of the year. The top two… Read More»

Why Rural Broadband Solutions Are a Worthy Investment

Broadband networks are critical for rural communities. High-speed internet powers business, healthcare, education, agriculture, and more. Unfortunately, rural broadband solutions are also expensive and rural broadband funding can be complicated. Because a significant investment is required, rural broadband networks are typically a low priority for large telcos. Those corporations can enjoy a greater ROI from… Read More»

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The Role of Broadband in Canada’s AgTech Revolution

Agricultural technology (AgTech) is changing the way farms operate. By leveraging new technologies, farms can produce more crops while reducing environmental impacts. Technology helps farmers do more with less, and with the job vacancy rate for agriculture higher than in other industries, farmers need all the help they can get. An RBC report predicts that… Read More»

Joe Hickey: ROCK Networks Bridging Gaps In Communications With Innovative, Future-Proof Communication Solutions

Ottawa, ON – Dec 6, 2022: Joe Hickey, our President and CEO, was exclusively interviewed by Made in CA to discuss the vision of ROCK Networks becoming the communities’ premier provider of digital infrastructure. In this interview, Mr. Hickey also talked about the company’s background, challenges, and plan for the next five years of bridging… Read More»

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»