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Microsoft Introduces Inuktitut to Microsoft Translator

TORONTO – January 27, 2021 – Today, Microsoft announced the addition of Inuktitut text translation to Microsoft Translator. This addition will allow users to translate any of the more 70 languages to or from Inuktitut, the primary dialect of the Inuktut language, which also includes Inuinnaqtun. Inuktitut is spoken by approximately 40,000 Inuit across Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202126 Views

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‘I’ll cry with you, laugh with you’: Finding hope through traditional Indigenous healing – TVO

At Misiway Milopemahtesewin, in Timmins, counselling is grounded in traditional teachings — helping people process a shared set of traumas and reconnect with their cultures Jan 21, 2021 Jules Tapas is telling a story about how his younger brother once shot him with a rifle after a particularly nasty fight. “I died twice that night,” […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202117 Views

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Nunavut government backs away from Iqaluit-Nuuk fibre-optic cable – Nunatsiaq News

The Government of Nunavut’s $209 million plan for plugging the territory into an ultra-fast fibre-optic cable will likely take a big detour this year, a government spokesperson told Nunatsiaq News earlier this week in an email. “There has been significant work on this project over the past year as the GN had an opportunity to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202118 Views

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CRTC invites Canadians to share their views on telecom services in the North

From: Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission November 2, 2020 – Ottawa-Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) The CRTC is inviting Canadians living in the North to provide feedback on telecommunications services in the North, and particularly those offered by Northwestel. The CRTC is seeking to better understand the state of telephone, wireless and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 202048 Views

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Northwestel to launch unlimited Internet option in 7 communities on November 1

Whitehorse – Northwestel has written to the CRTC confirming its intention to launch residential and business Internet packages with unlimited data in 7 cable and fibre-to-the-home communities.  The new unlimited data packages will be available on November 1st, with the company implementing the necessary system changes to permanently accommodate unlimited options in the coming months. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202069 Views

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Inuvik set to become the second Fibre-to-the-home community in the North

July 7, 2020 Inuvik, NT – Northwestel is expanding its best network technology to Inuvik, Northwest Territories (NT) by installing new Fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) service throughout most of the community.  This will make Inuvik Northwestel’s second Fibre-to-the-home community in the North, following the launch of FTTH in Hay River, NT, earlier this year. Fibre-to-the-home technology will […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 202094 Views

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New Dene Nation partnership brings internet to Indigenous students – Cabin Radio

The Dene Nation says a new $170,000 partnership will provide internet connectivity for NWT Indigenous students to access education. June 29, 2020 In a Monday news release, the Dene Nation said it was joining forces with the charitable wing of credit card company Mastercard to provide the funding. The money will provide internet access for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2020142 Views

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As N.W.T. residents spend more time online, advocates urge ‘responsible’ internet usage – CBC

Apr 02, 2020 With directions to stay home, many more people are going online, potentially congesting northern networks As people across the Northwest Territories adapt to spending a lot more time at home, they may also have to adjust their internet habits. “There’s a shock to the system right now,” said Dean Proctor, chief development […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 2020114 Views

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Nunavut’s telecom network may face a meltdown from overuse, ISP warns – Nunatsiaq News

Northwestel did not need CRTC permission to double Nunavut bandwidth caps If you live in Nunavut and you’re stuck at home until who knows when, try not to hog the available internet bandwidth. SSi Micro, operator of the Qiniq network that provides internet and mobile phone service to all 25 Nunavut communities, issued that advice […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 2020128 Views

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Northwestel applies to CRTC for temporary relief on customer internet usage.

Monday, March 16, 2020 Whitehorse, YT – As part of it’s COVID-19 response, Northwestel has submitted an urgent application to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for temporary relief on residential Internet usage to facilitate increased telework in the north. Northwestel has proposed waiving any overage charges for customers exceeding their Internet usage caps […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 2020123 Views

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