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High costs and scarce bandwidth stifling users and creators of new media, Nunavut group tells CRTC

News | 12/18/2008 6:27 pm EST

Network throttling in Nunavut is part of daily life and will only get worse unless the government takes action to replace expensive satellite links with fibre as the main method for moving data into and out of remote communities, a Nunavut group tells the CRTC. The situation, it warns, is even more critical as Nunavut arguably has more people involved in the production of media content per capita than any other jurisdiction in Canada.

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