Xplornet boosts internet speeds in eastern Ontario with ‘5G-ready’ network

27 Jul 2018

Canadian rural fixed-wireless broadband market leader Xplornet has announced a CAD36 million (USD28 million) project to boost internet speeds in eastern Ontario, helped by a CAD10.8 million grant from the federal government’s Connect To Innovate programme. Xplornet says it will dramatically increase internet capacity and speed to over 35,000 rural homes and businesses in the counties of Northumberland, Hastings and Lennox & Addington, by deploying 450km of fibre and establishing a ‘5G-ready’ hybrid fibre-wireless network spanning 21 communities, with small cells and the latest wireless technology using its licensed 3500MHz spectrum. Downlinks of up to 100Mbps are promised via the project which is slated for completion by 2020.

Canada,Xplornet Communications,

Subscribe



Feedback

Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to editors@commsupdate.com.

Browse Past Issues

Filter

Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.

Search

Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.

Advertise

CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:

  • International carriers
  • Wholesale service providers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Telecom investors
  • Regulators

Learn more about advertising on CommsUpdate.

Share