Past Projects

Portable Modem

NBDC conducted a number of research trials into both hardware and software solutions to meet specific needs prioritized by NBDC board members. From investigations into low-cost workstations to advanced multi-point videoconferencing solutions on a satellite network, this two year period of trials...

Online Banking

The QINIQ Financial Services project examined the opportunities presented by broadband for the deliver of financial services in Nunavut’s remote communities. The project produced a set of recommendations that, when implemented, could deliver full banking services in Inuktitut to all Nunavut...

Smart 21 logo

Upon the successful launch and customer uptake of the Qiniq network, NBDC engaged in promoting the success story by submitting Nunavut for consideration as a Smart 21 Community by the New York-based Intelligent Community Forum. Nunavut’s submission was selected from among hundreds of submissions...

The Department of Education, Government of Nunavut requested assistance from NBDC to help manage the development of the Nunavut Community Skills Information System. NBDC managed the creation of the complex database, coordinating developers, project management, career counseling organizations,...

L-R  Randy Kopak (Repulse Bay), David Smith (NBDC staff), Naanasie Onalik and Lizzie Tanayuk (Rankin Inlet) and Ike Haulli (Igloolik) at Yellowknife workshop  Photo: L. Thomas

The local Community Service Provider (CSP) in each Nunavut community is the first line of support for Qiniq users and a key component in the success of the network. In March of 2007, CSPs gathered at two separate conferences to provide detailed feedback to SSI Micro (the network operator) and...

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