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Xplore reaches 16,000 Quebec premises to connect to its FTTP network

telecom | 05/17/2023 5:54 pm EDT

In a press release Tuesday Xplore Inc.  said it reached 16,000 premises to connect to its new fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) network. Xplore said it providing up to...

Xplore announced Rizwan Jamal as president

telecom | 04/25/2023 4:54 pm EDT

Xplore Inc. Tuesday announced the appointment of Rizwan Jamal as president and chief commercial officer starting on May 1.  Jamal will be responsible for sales, marketing, and product development functions, according to a release.  "Rizwan has terrific experience at leading Canadian telecommunications companies, and I am excited to partner with him at Xplore as we work together to bring high quality broadband services to more and more rural Canadians," interim...

Network resiliency working group wants to expand CRTC authority over municipal infrastructure, provincially-regulated utilities

telecom | 03/22/2023 5:07 pm EDT

A working group composed of Canadian telecommunication service providers (CTSPs) and experts from the department of Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)...

Xplore CEO stepping down; search for replacement launched

telecom | 02/24/2023 5:04 pm EST

Xplore Inc. has announced that the company's CEO Allison Lenehan will be...

CRTC sides with regional wireless carriers in roaming decision

telecom | 04/06/2022 6:24 pm EDT

The CRTC mostly accepted the arguments of small wireless carriers against...

Cogeco, Xplornet get $81.36 million in connectivity funding

Media | 05/04/2021 5:41 pm EDT

Cogeco Inc. and Xplornet Inc. are getting a combined $81.36 million to connect more than 18,000 households to high-speed internet in the Outaouais region of Quebec.  The funding announcement from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) Tuesday followed another from the day before, which indicated Telus Corp. and Sogetel Inc. are getting $38 million for similar projects.  The funding announced Tuesday covers more than two-thirds of the costs of the two companies’ projects, which totals $112.09 million, stated the release from ISED.  Xplornet is getting $57.5...