Nova Scotia

Xplornet Buys Annapolis County’s Internet Infrastructure for $17 Million

Photo: Warden Alan Parish (left) and CAO David Dick Xplornet announced on Wednesday it has acquired the internet infrastructure from the County of Annapolis located in the western part of Nova Scotia. The deal means Xplornet will manage and expand the existing fibre internet built by Annapolis for its over 8,500 residents and businesses, capable...

Rogers Acquires Nova Scotia’s Seaside Communications

Rogers has acquired Seaside Communications, a telco based in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Seaside offers internet, phone and TV services in the province. The 46-year old Nova Scotian telco will see its network expand and gain new technology through the sale to Rogers. “The agreement we have reached with Rogers results in a unique partnership that...

Nova Scotia Launches COVID Alert App Support

Nova Scotia is the latest province to support Canada’s COVID Alert app, announcing this morning it now supports the latter for iOS and Android users. Support in Nova Scotia means if a user tests positive for COVID-19, they can now use COVID Alert to report anonymously their positive test result, to alert others of potential...

Nova Scotia’s First Tesla Supercharger Opens in Enfield

Back it May it was reported Tesla had started construction on Nova Scotia’s first Supercharger, located in Enfield. As of yesterday, the new Tesla Supercharger in Enfield went live, according to the Tesla Motors Club, with one of the first customers sharing an image of their Model S charging: Image via the Tesla Motors Club...

NS and PEI Start Ten-Digit Dialling August 23

Starting August 23, 2014, those living in or traveling to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island will have to dial a 10-digit number to place a local call, the Telecommunications Alliance announced today. "10-digit local dialing is new to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island and impacts all residents and businesses. It is important that...