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Newly-acquired WireIE helping maximize ISED CTI funding: CEO

telecom | 07/19/2019 5:28 pm EDT

WireIE Holdings International Inc., a wholesaler of enterprise telecom services, has been helping telecoms across the country deliver internet and TV services to underserved areas, an effort that will be boosted by its acquisition this week, its CEO said. That includes helping RFNow deliver on a government-approved project in northern Manitoba, an area the government has outlined as having the worst connectivity in the country. The Richmond Hill company has been assisting RFNow Inc. with deploying the $30 million that ISED has pledged to connect indigenous communities in the region....

WireIE’s Rob Barlow appointed to charity board

telecom | 06/10/2015 2:10 pm EDT

WireIE Holdings International Inc. announced Wednesday that the company’s CEO, Rob Barlow, has been appointed a new board member of Hope Air, a charity that focuses on providing financial support to Canadians who require travel for medical care by arranging free flights. Barlow said in the release that his company believes in the mandate of Hope Air and has supported its campaigns for many years. “[WireIE] dedicated 1.5 per cent of our annual revenues to go back to the communities where we do business. Corporate social responsibility is embedded in the culture of our community, led by my personal belief to always give back,” he said in the release. Barlow founded WireIE in 2007. It is a Canadian-based telecommunications carrier that specializes in the development of...