High-speed Internet comes to the Arctic

High-speed Internet comes to the Arctic

Nunavik's first high-speed Internet service was launched in April. Called ilagi , it will be delivered via satellite and cable...

April 30th, 2002 No Author

Satellite pay-radio firms spar with Wi-Fi supporters

Satellite pay-radio firms spar with Wi-Fi supporters

Two start-up satellite pay-radio operators have asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to sharply limit emissions from wireless LANs, Bluetooth...

April 3rd, 2002 Bob Brewin

Ford turns to Telesat for broadband services

Ford turns to Telesat for broadband services

Telesat Canada and Ford Motor Company announced a multimillion-dollar satellite-based program late last month that will provide high-speed intranet and...

October 18th, 2001 Ryan B. Patrick

In It For The Long Haul

In It For The Long Haul

Walking into the headquarters of Schneider National Inc., the giant trucking company based in football-crazy Green Bay, Wis., is a...

September 5th, 2001 Todd Datz

First Nations find a Quick Link to the

First Nations find a Quick Link to the

In a town where the closest urban centre is an eight-hour train ride away, high-speed Internet access is a pipe...

August 9th, 2001 Carly Suppa

Canadian company launches satellite service

Canadian company launches satellite service

C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. of Ottawa and Hughes Network Systems (HNS), a division of Hughes Electronics Corporation, has launched its...

June 18th, 2001 IT World Canada Staff

Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600

Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600

WHAT'S HOT: This sedate-looking all-in-one unit packs a couple of unexpected extras: a convenient CD-RW/DVD combo drive, integrated wireless networking...

May 17th, 2001 Carla Thornton

New Iridium service shifts focus to vertical markets

New Iridium service shifts focus to vertical markets

Turning back time to one year ago, the satellite telephony market was in a shambles and it was clear the...

April 5th, 2001 Chris Talbot

Iridium Satellite re-launches service

Iridium Satellite re-launches service

Re-created after a financially dismal attempt at a global satellite communications network in 1998, the new Iridium Satellite LLC launched...

March 29th, 2001 Todd R. Weiss