Announcements .

Crown Capital Partners Expands Network Services Platform with Acquisition of Galaxy Broadband Communications

“We’re excited to add the Galaxy team to Crown’s Network Services platform, which we believe has significant long-term opportunity driven by the need to better connect private enterprise customers, government entities and communities in underserved areas,” said Chris Johnson, President & CEO of Crown. “Under Rick’s leadership, Galaxy has established an excellent reputation in the […]

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Willy's Adventures .

Willy Battles Baffin Island Blizzards

Over the last couple of weeks, our favourite travelling journeyman installation specialist, Willy, has been up north on Baffin Island installing multiple 4.5m satellite dishes. His time up north started with digging all of their equipment out of a foot of snow, then reconstructing the pad for the first satellite. The next step was constructing […]

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Announcements .

Galaxy Broadband Expands Current Teleport Operations

This spring Galaxy Broadband expanded their current Teleport operations. The decision was to move their existing Ku band network to the Galaxy Teleport/Head Office in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.  Galaxy’s Mississauga Teleport uplinks not only 2 of their Ku services but also one of their C band networks. “This gives us better control and more flexibility […]

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Willy's Adventures .

Life at a Mining Exploration Camp

In a unique glimpse into what life in a Mining Exploration camp is like, our “Man on the Ground” Willy recently spent an extended time setting up our services for a new camp, far removed from our everyday comforts. “When you travel to these places and stay for extended periods of time, you see how […]

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Blog Series - Tech Updates .

BLOG SERIES – Technology Updates from the World of Satellite Communications #3

From Rick Hodgkinson, President and CEO of Galaxy Updates on Current Technologies and Future Trends The final blog in the technology and industry updates series will highlight some of the developments and improvements in satellite technologies widely used today.  I will also briefly mention a few of the things the industry is carefully watching for […]

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Blog Series - Tech Updates .

BLOG SERIES – Technology Updates from the World of Satellite Communications #2

From Rick Hodgkinson, President and CEO of Galaxy The first blog in this industry and technology updates series talked about LEO’s, which many consider to be the next best thing in satellite networks.  This blog will focus on two new satellites, Medium Earth (MEO’s) and High Throughput Satellites (HTS). Medium Earth Orbit Satellites (MEO’s) MEO’s […]

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Blog Series - Tech Updates .

BLOG SERIES – Technology Updates from the World of Satellite Communications #1

From Rick Hodgkinson, President and CEO of Galaxy Here is an industry update on the new technology shaping the future of satellite communication. This will be a three-part blog series over the next two months, so be sure to check back! SpaceX, Google, Facebook and others are promising connectivity to the world with exciting new […]

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Announcements .

Galaxy SkyWATCH brings Netflix to remote camps in Canada

More than ever, remote camps are searching for ways to retain employees and offer a higher quality of life during recruiting. The top 3 demands are shelter, food and Internet/entertainment. Internet has become the connection to home and friends (Facetime), day to day bill paying (banking apps), product and services purchasing (Amazon) and entertainment (Netflix). […]

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Willy's Adventures .

Member of Galaxy’s Installation Team Dances With Wolves

For over 25 years, Galaxy has been selling and installing their satellite solutions all over North America. One of their Journey men installation specialist is Will Colbourne. Willy has been working with and for Galaxy for over 10 years and is currently stationed out of our Edmonton branch. Willy has travelled to every province and […]

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