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Gov’t awards $13.2M contract for mobile satellite comms

telecom | 07/26/2017 12:46 pm EDT

The federal government will spend $13.2 million on mobile satellite telecom equipment that it says will improve communication for public servants working abroad or in remote locations. Shared Services Canada said in a Wednesday press release that it has awarded three contacts to Dartmouth, Nova Scotia-based MetOcean Telematics and Ottawa-based Track24 Canada Ltd. for access to services and equipment operating on Iridium Communications Inc.’s satellite network. The satellite services “complement Shared Services Canada’s ability to provide worldwide mobile connectivity...