Cable & Telecom

Xplornet acquires rural Manitoba ISP Swift High Speed

WOODSTOCK, NB – Xplornet Communications Inc. today announced it has acquired Swift High Speed, “a facilities-based rural broadband service provider headquartered in Steinbach, Manitoba and operating in Southeast Manitoba,” a press release says. Swift High Speed provides over 6,000 rural Manitoba customers with fibre-to-the-home and fixed wireless services. “Through this agreement, Xplornet has acquired all of Swift High Speed’s customers and operations including 218 km of fibre optic network and 119 broadcast tower locations,” the press release says. “As part of this acquisition, Swift High Speed is splitting off its employees and equipment and will launch a new service based...

Our industry and COVID-19

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