Cable & Telecom

Beanfield acquires Urbanfibre

TORONTO – Beanfield Metroconnect, which owns and operates Toronto and Montreal’s largest independent fiber-optic network, today announced it has acquired Urbanfibre, a Vancouver-based fibre provider. “This acquisition is part of Beanfield’s ongoing commitment to expanding its residential and commercial network and service offerings across Canada’s major metropolitan areas and, along with its recent acquisition of FibreStream, carves out a path for a stronger and more resilient communications network on the West Coast,” a press release explains. There will be no immediate changes to service for Urbanfibre customers. “Beanfield plans to further expand its fibre network in the Greater Vancouver Area...

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