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Eastlink and Ontario to Invest $125 Million for High Speed Internet Expansion

Eastlink and the Province of Ontario will be investing $125 million to expand high speed internet to roughly 10,000 homes and businesses. Ontario will contribute $69 million through its Accelerated High Speed Internet Program (AHSIP) and Eastlink will contribute the remainder, to expand high speed internet to Huron, Bruce and Lambton as well as the Greater Sudbury...

Eastlink’s Mobile Expansion in New Brunswick well Underway in Miramichi

Eastlink's mobile network expansion in New Brunswick is making great progress and is on track to expanding existing coverage from Shediac to the Miramichi this year, followed by Bathurst and the Acadian Peninsula. The company’s $26 million investment will bring greater coverage and more choice and competition to mobile customers in the northern part of the province....

Eastlink Launches 5G Network in Nova Scotia

Eastlink announced on Wednesday its 5G network powered by Ericsson technology is now live in Halifax, with more expansion set for the months ahead. Currently, 18 sites in Halifax have 5G enabled. "We are thrilled to launch the most transformative technological advancement in mobile after several years of network investment and prep work," said Jeff Gillham,...

Eastlink Black Friday Deals 2021 Now Available: $55/40GB BYOD Plan and More

Halifax-based Eastlink has revealed its Black Friday deals for 2021, offering savings on smartphones and plans. The wireless carrier says you can save “up to $480” during their Black Friday smartphone sale, which lasts just under 12 days. Here are some of the notable sales on smartphones, which include Apple's iPhone: iPhone 13: $0 down...

Eastlink Launches Rollover Data Plans: Unused Data Adds to the Next Month

Halifax-based wireless carrier Eastlink announced on Wednesday it now offers Rollover Data plans. This means any unused data in one month is added to your following month, allowing you to bank more data. "We are excited to bring customers our latest innovation," said CEO Deborah Shaffner in a statement. "We have always taken a customer-first approach...

Eastlink Launches TiVo for Television Customers

Halifax-based Eastlink has announced it has launched TiVo for its television customers, bringing a new "transformative TV viewing experience." TiVo is a digital video recorder service that first debuted in 1999 and will let Eastlink customers manage TV recordings, while also view streaming services such as Netflix, Prime Video and more. It comes with a...

Eastlink and SaskTel Similarly “Disappointed” in CRTC Wholesale Rate Change

Canada’s major internet service providers have reacted to the CRTC’s broadband wholesale rates change with disappointment, with Eastlink and SaskTel now also expressing concern over the matter. The retroactive rate change was made to foster competition in the broadband market. Eastlink told reporter Emily Jackson from The Financial Post it was “shocked and disappointed” by...

Eastlink Launches $75/15GB Plan with ‘Worry-Free Data’

Wireless wars in Canada continue, as carriers continue to react to new ‘unlimited’ or no overage plans from the Big 3, started when Rogers debuted Infinite plans. Eastlink has launched a new $75 plan with 15GB of “worry-free data” to go with unlimited Canada-wide talk and text. “Say goodbye to unexpected data charges and never...

Eastlink Launches Wireless Service in Grande Prairie, Alberta

Halifax-based Eastlink has announced the launch of wireless service in Grande Prairie, Alberta, part of $1 million investment in the city, part of over $4 million invested in the past year for its mobile expansion plans across Canada. "We are pleased to confirm the further expansion of our mobile service into more and more Canadian...

Eastlink’s Black Friday 2018 Deal Offers 5GB of Bonus Data

Nova Scotia-based Eastlink has launched a data bonus for Black Friday, offering 5GB extra on their Data Plus plans priced $60 or higher per month. Here’s what plans work out to with 500 nationwide minutes and 5PM evenings and weekends (unlimited nationwide calling is $5 extra per month): $45/4GB (3GB + 1GB) $55/8GB (3GB +...