Xplornet acquires Manitoba Internet services business from Full Throttle Networks Inc.
Acquisition to provide customers with next-generation service access
MARKHAM, ON, April 4, 2022 /CNW/ – Xplornet Communications Inc., from Canada largest rural-focused broadband provider, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the high-speed Internet business of Full Throttle Networks Inc. in Winnipeg, MB.
Full Throttle Networks operates a fixed wireless network providing broadband access service to more than 1,600 residential and business customers in Winnipeg and surrounding communities.
Acquired customers are expected to benefit from Xplornet’s fibre-to-the-premises and 5G fixed wireless deployment plans in the province of Manitoba. Xplornet is currently expanding its fiber network across Manitoba and upgrading towers with cutting-edge 5G equipment to bring faster speeds to more than 350 rural communities and 30 First Nations communities. Full Throttle customers located in network upgrade areas will be able to enjoy download speeds of up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 10 Mbps, as well as speeds of 1 Gbps in fiber areas, a once the project is complete.
“The acquisition of Full Throttle Networks supports our ambitious plan to provide more Manitobans with access to the latest network technology and the fastest speeds,” said Bill MacDonaldExecutive Vice President, Business Development, Xplornet Communications Inc. “We look forward to bringing the vast benefits of high-speed Internet connectivity to even more Manitobans so they can connect to what really matters.”
“We are confident that we have brought our network into the best possible home, to take service and technology to the next level and beyond,” said Danish DavisPresident, Full Throttle Networks Inc. “We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our amazing customers for believing in us, encouraging us, and joining us on our journey. We hope they are as excited as we are for this new path. of evolution in which we are committed.”
Xplornet has deep roots in Manitoba, from 2004 with its first customers. Since 2017, Xplornet has offices in Brandon, MB which today includes the national office of the Xplornet Enterprise Solutions division.
This announcement builds on Xplornet’s commitment to serving residents of rural Manitoba communities. Xplornet has fibre-to-the-home projects underway in Manitoba and in alberta, Ontario, Quebec, New BrunswickNova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
About Xplornet Communications Inc.
Based at Woodstock, New BrunswickXplornet Communications Inc. is one of from Canada major broadband service providers. For over a decade, Xplornet has provided innovative fixed and mobile broadband solutions to rural customers at work, home and play across Canada. Today, Xplornet offers voice and data communications services through its unique wireless fiber and satellite network that connects Canadians to what matters.
SOURCE Xplornet Communications Inc.
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