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Access Points Don’t Float

Briefs | 03/01/2007 5:00 am EST

Among the items swamped in the flood at Cameco Corp.’s Cigar Lake uranium mine in Northern Saskatchewan last year were wireless access points, according to one Sasktel account executive. Lester Cey said the telco had recently installed the network when the water came pouring in, wrecking the communication infrastructure. "It doesn’t like water," Cey noted, adding that Sasktel plans to install a new network.

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