Waiting for Netflix and security risks: The cost of slow internet in Nunavut

 

Nunavut has some of the slowest download speeds in the entire country.

That is a problem if you want to update a game. It is a much bigger problem when you want to update your internet security.

Our Kent Driscoll explains the cost of slow internet to Nunavut.

kdriscoll.ca

Video Journalist / Iqaluit

Kent has been APTN’s Nunavut correspondent since 2007. In that time he has closely covered Inuit issues, including devolution and the controversial Nutrition North food subsidy. He has also worked for CKIQ-FM in Iqaluit and as a reporter for Nunavut News North.

2 thoughts on “Waiting for Netflix and security risks: The cost of slow internet in Nunavut

  1. oh the irony…the 1:55 minute video took me upwards of 4 minutes to watch via streaming this link. HAH. Here’s an idea…fibre optic cable from Manitoba to me in Arviat. A few hunderd kms and you’ve connected. Whale Cove, Rankin, Chester, and Baker too. Novel…

  2. oh the irony…the 1:55 minute video took me upwards of 4 minutes to watch via streaming this link. HAH. Here’s an idea…fibre optic cable from Manitoba to me in Arviat. A few hunderd kms and you’ve connected. Whale Cove, Rankin, Chester, and Baker too. Novel…

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