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Wireless Fiber Bridges the Digital Divide in Canada

Canada's land area is twice that of the EU, and its population is less than one tenth of the EU. The current situation of the sparsely populated landscape has caused the digital divide to be a long-term problem, especially in the extremely cold northern regions like Nunavut. The inferior experience and high prices brought about by aging satellite communications are unacceptable, and it is impossible to lay traditional copper fiber.

Canadian operators Bell and Huawei are working hard to change the status quo. They try to connect dozens of communities and polar tribes in the north with 1.9 million square kilometers through Wireless Fiber 5G technology. The most northern Grise Fiord is their first community to connect, where the local one-third of the year is polar night, with an average temperature of minus 15 degrees.

The goal of both parties is to provide the fiber-like mobile home broadband service to more communities across Canada.