Nunavut

SSi Mobile and Rogers Ink North-South Wireless Roaming Agreement

SSi Micro and Rogers have announced a new wireless roaming agreement for customers of both companies. This north-south roaming agreement means SSi Mobile customers from Nunavut can roam nationwide on the Rogers wireless network, and vice versa with no extra charges. “Our customers deserve the best possible service, whether at home, at work, or traveling...

Bell’s Northwestel Launches Upgraded Internet Satellite Network in Nunavut

Nunavut now has the start of a high-speed broadband satellite network, as Bell subsidiary, Northwestel, has launched a high-speed network first in Iqualuit, the capital of the Northern territory, with all 25 Nunavut communities gaining access to the network “in the coming months.” The new Tamarmik Nunaliit network from Northwestel brings up to 20 times...

Nunavut Doctor Uses iPad and App to Diagnose Hearing Loss

Equipped with an iPad and an automated audiometer app allowing him to perform a diagnostic hearing test called ShoeBox, pediatrician Holden Sheffield is doing his best to diagnose ear infections and hearing loss, an issue which seems to affect Nunavut more than other parts of the country (via CBC News). Sheffield is also using an...

Nunavut Citizens Using Bell Struggle With Unreliable Wireless Service

Citizens in Nunavut that are using Bell’s wireless cell phone services have been struggling with unreliable, spotty service. To top it off, they don’t feel as though they are being heard by Bell. Brian Tattuinee, an Iqaluit-based airline administrator, sent 288 tweets in five-minute intervals over a 24-hour period before he felt like someone might...