Cable & Telecom

Access Communications acquires rural wireless ISP KRAKR

ESTEVAN, Sask. — Saskatchewan community-owned Access Communications Co-operative announced today its acquisition of KRAKR Enterprises Inc., a rural wireless Internet provider based in Estevan, Sask. KRAKR Enterprises serves customers in southeast and southwest Saskatchewan. The acquisition will add 70 new towers to Access Communications’s rural wireless network, “bringing the total coverage area to over 200,000 square kilometres in Saskatchewan,” according to a press release. “Access has an important role to play in bridging the rural-urban digital divide,” said Jim Deane, CEO of Access Communications, in the release. “This deal will position Access to better serve the underserved areas of our...

Our industry and COVID-19

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