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Rogers, Xplornet Awarded $55 Million from Feds to Expand Internet in New Brunswick

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada said on Friday both Rogers and Xplornet have been awarded $55 million to expand high-speed internet in New Brunswick. The announcement was made by Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, along with René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska–Restigouche. The $55 million from the Universal Broadband Fund (UBF)...

Rogers Tells Ottawa It Wants Xplornet to Buy Freedom Mobile: Report

Last month, it was rumoured Xplornet was in talks with Rogers to acquire Freedom Mobile from Shaw, as part of the pending Rogers-Shaw merger expected to close in Q2. New Brunswick-based Xplornet would acquire Freedom Mobile from Shaw, in a move that would help improve the chances of the Rogers-Shaw merger being approved by competition...

Xplornet Fibre Network Now Reaches 270 Homes and Businesses in PEI

Xplornet announced on Friday its fibre-to-the-premises network has now reached availability to 270 homes and businesses in Prince Edward Island, and over 3,700 Islanders. Locations in Vernon Bridge, along with communities such as Millview, Vernon River, Pownal, Mount Mellick, Alexandra, Alberry Plains, Belfast, Summerville and Eldon, now have access to the Xplornet fibre network. The...

Xplornet Acquires Winnipeg ISP Full Throttle Networks

Xplornet announced on Monday it has acquired the Internet business of Winnipeg-based Full Throttle Networks. Full Throttle Networks provides fixed broadband internet to over 1,600 homes and businesses in Winnipeg and surrounding areas. According to Xplornet, these newly acquired internet customers will soon "benefit from Xplornet's fibre-to-the-premise and 5G fixed wireless rollout plans in the...

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...

Xplornet to Bring High Speed Internet to Sundre, Alberta

Xplornet announced on Wednesday it will be expanding high-speed internet to over 1,300 homes and businesses in Sundre, Alberta. The project will be funded by Xplornet and also partially through the federal government’s Rapid Response Stream of the Universal Broadband Fund. "We're proud to continue investing in the province and to work with the Government of...

Xplornet to Expand Fibre Internet to 456 Homes and Businesses in Middlesex County

Xplornet has just announced its plans to connect 456 households and businesses across Middlesex County to its high-speed fibre-to-the-home internet service. Residents and businesses in Putnam, Crampton, Avon, Mossley, Harrietsville, and Gladstone will benefit from Xplornet broadband’s gigabit speeds. The investment is part of Xplornet’s commitment from last year to invest $500 million by 2025 to...

Xplornet Acquires Brant Fibre Optics to Expand Coverage in Rural Ontario

Xplornet announced on Tuesday it has acquired Brant Fibre Optics, located in Brant County just west of Hamilton, Ontario. According to Xplornet, acquiring the fibre assets from Brant Fibre Optics will allow it to accelerate its deployment in Brant County and other businesses in southwestern Ontario. "The acquisition of Brant Fibre Optics is an important...

Xplornet to Expand Fibre Internet to 200,000 Homes and Businesses in Ontario

Markham-based Xplornet announced on Monday it will be expanding its fibre-to-the-home internet to 200,000 homes and businesses in rural Ontario, with more details coming soon. The investment is part of Xplornet’s commitment from last year to invest $500 million by 2025 to roll out fibre and fixed 5G wireless networks for rural parts of Canada....

Xplornet’s Metro Loop Expands Gigabit Internet to Haldimand, Ontario

Rural broadband provider Xplornet has announced Metro Loop’s gigabit internet has expanded in Haldimand County in Ontario, now reaching 6,500 homes and businesses. The Metro Loop fibre-to-the-home project launched in April of this year, to install over 600 kilometres of fibre optic cable to over 19,000 homes and businesses, over the next two years in...