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Last Updated: 2014-11-07

ARDICOM Digital Communications Inc.

Company information

Legal Name:   ARDICOM Digital Communications Inc.
Operating Name:   ARDICOM Digital Communications Inc.
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 356
Main Stn
YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories
X1A 2N3
Location Address
203-5120 49th St
YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories
X1A 1P8
Telephone: (867) 669-0062
Fax: (867) 669-0852
Website URL: 

Contact information

Thomas McOuat
  Title:   Manager
  Telephone:   (867) 669-0059
  Fax:   (867) 669-0852
Lusine Ghukasyan
  Title:   Administrator
  Area of Responsibility:   Finance/Accounting
  Telephone:   (867) 669-0035
  Fax:   (867) 669-0852
Carol Wrigglesworth
  Title:   General Manager
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive
  Telephone:   (867) 669-0062
  Fax:   (867) 669-0852
Mark Walker
  Title:   President
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive
  Telephone:   (867) 920-3696
  Fax:   (867) 920-2470


Company description

ARDICOM Digital Communications Inc. markets a high-speed
communications network to serve all communities of
the Nunavut and Northwest Territories. Our high-speed communications network provides new
community-based business opportunities, and reduces the cost,
improves the delivery of Government and business services in the

ARDICOM's vision is to connect northern communities with an
advanced high-speed terrestrial and satellite communications network to: ensure
value for our customers; retain economic, social and cultural
benefits in the North; and demonstrate innovation and leadership
in delivering the advantages of the Information Highway to the

ARDICOM's shareholders are:
Arctic Co-operatives Ltd., Northern Aboriginal
Services Company, and Northwestel Inc.. ARDICOM is 100% owned by
northern companies, 67% of which are Aboriginal, reflecting the
communities the network will serve. Our network
connects all communities of the Yukon, Nunavut and Northwest Territories to the rest of Canada and
the world.  
Country of Ownership: Canada  
Year Established: 1996
Exporting: No  
Primary Industry (NAICS): 517111 - Wired Telecommunications Carriers (except Cable)
Alternate Industries (NAICS): 517410 - Satellite Telecommunications
Primary Business Activity: Services  
Total Sales ($CDN): $10,000,000 to $24,999,999 
Number of Employees:
Aboriginal Firm: Registered Aboriginal Business under the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB)


Product / Service / Licensing

Product Name: Video conferencing and telepresence equipment & infrastructure sales and support
Video conferencing and telepresence needs assessments, consultations, program development consultations, room and infrastruture equipment sales and installation, user training, maintenance and support. Through its business-to-business agreements, ARDICOM is able to offer a wide-selection of equipment; as well as the design and installation of any necessary network, infrastructure cabling, audio or video equipment (monitors, microphones and speakers), and equipment-specific furniture to complete the functional room design.

Service Name: Wide Area Networking (WAN) Solutions
ARDICOM has a high-speed data communications network serving both terrestrial and satellite communities in the Nunavut and Northwest Territories . This network provides
high-speed data communications to these communities, enabling the
use of such applications as video conferencing and telepresence, Internet services, etc. The network interfaces with other networks in North America and elsewhere.

Service Name: End-to-end customer communications solutions
ARDICOM will offer customers such value-added solutions as equipment sales, management and technical support; Applications sales, support and service; customized billing options; partnering with northern and aboriginal multi-media content developers and producers.

Service Name: Municipal Area Networking (MAN) Solutions
ARDICOM Digital Communications Inc. offers managed Municipal Area Networking (MAN) solutions to its clients both as a cost-effective extension to their WAN or as a stand-alone service. This allows our clients to enjoy timely and effective communications with is offices within any northern community.

FSC Code: D304-ADP Telecommunications and Transmission Services
D316-Telecommunications Network Management Services
N000-Installation of Equipment


Market profile


Strategic alliances:

video conferencing service model, satellite communications business model

Industry sector market interests:


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Date Modified: 2015-05-30