Hunter Communications has been contracted to provide Satellite Space Segment Services to CBC/Radio-Canada

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Hunter Communications has been contracted to provide Satellite Space Segment Services to CBC/Radio-Canada. Using its own Ku-band beam that Hunter designed to service Canada and specifically for its far north, Hunter will provide CBC/Radio-Canada with more transmission throughput and the ability to use smaller antennas that are easier to move to remote transmission sites. The long-term agreement officially begins Feb. 2018, however dual illumination and transition has been ongoing since Sept. 2017 while CBC/Radio-Canada re-points nearly 800 antennas across Canada to take advantage of the new capacity.