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Bell awarded SuperNet contract, to buy Axia in Alberta

telecom | 07/04/2018 10:32 am EDT

BCE Inc. will take over the operation of the entire SuperNet network in Alberta after being awarded a “multi-year” contract from the provincial government, Bell said in a Tuesday press release. Bell was originally in charge of operating the SuperNet network in 27...

Axia rolling out gigabit service in rural Alberta

telecom | 09/06/2017 11:39 am EDT

Rural Albertans will have access to gigabit internet following an upgrade by Axia NetMedia Corp., the company said Wednesday. In a press release, the Calgary-based provider said “customers with 50 and 100 Mbps service are being cranked up to a level of service that...

Are provinces filling the federal broadband strategy gap?

telecom | 03/17/2017 6:57 pm EDT

Nova Scotia may not be formulating its provincial broadband plan as a direct response to federal inaction, but that doesn’t mean the provincial government isn’t acting out of a need to...

Axia looks south for fibre expansion

telecom | 06/21/2016 5:36 pm EDT

Axia NetMedia Corp. said it is looking to see if there is enough interest in the United States to extend its fibre network south. The Calgary-based company said in a Monday press release that it’s gathering...

Axia’s Covage to expand fibre network in France

telecom | 10/13/2015 2:29 pm EDT

Calgary-based Axia NetMedia Corp. said Tuesday that the French telecom-service provider Covage, of which it owns 50 per cent, will extend its enterprise fibre network in France by about 50 per cent. Axia said in a press release it will bring its fibre-to-the-office offerings to Grand Lyon, which has a population of 1.3 million and an addressable market...

Axia to build fibre Internet in rural Alberta

telecom | 09/28/2015 2:16 pm EDT

Axia NetMedia Corp. announced last week it is building fibre-optic Internet connections in additional rural communities in Alberta, which will be operational next year. It said in a press release Thursday that construction is...