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New basic service standards not ‘possible’ in the North: Northwestel

News | 08/17/2018 5:45 pm EDT
Inuvik town centre. /Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

BCE Inc.’s Northwestel is claiming that due to long distances in its coverage area — and the physics of the speed of light — new CRTC network quality standards are not achievable in the North, though a technology advocate casts doubt on those claims.

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