The mandate of NBDC is:
- To ensure that all Nunavut communities have access to affordable and reliable internet services.
- To advocate for service parity between Nunavut communities and between Nunavut communities and urban Canada
- To foster the development of ICT capacity at the community level
By 2017 NBDC will be an independent advocate and a key resource organization for Arctic ICT innovation and policy research & development.
NBDC aims to ensure that all residents, businesses, organizations and municipalities have equal, affordable and reliable internet access and to build local ICT capacity, so that Nunavummiut have the same opportunities for social well-being and economic prosperity as all Canadians.