Sask. First Nation to provide community members high-speed internet through SpaceX’s Starlink – CBC

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 2022253 Views

Dec 21, 2022

Starlink provides broadband internet to remote locations with satellites

The Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation in Saskatchewan is set to get access to high-speed internet through Starlink, the world’s first and largest satellite-based broadband internet service.

The First Nation, located about 45 kilometres northeast of Regina, has been working on a partnership with SpaceX, the company that operates Starlink, since May 2022.

Muscowpetung Chief Melissa Tavita said she was happy to announce the agreement with Starlink.

“Muscowpetung is investing in an exciting infrastructure plan that will not only advance our people, but the local economy as well,” Tavita said. “It is our hope that this proactive step shines a light on the need for substantive equality for our people.”

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