Cable & Telecom

Xplornet buys Silo Wireless

WOODSTOCK, N.B. – Rural broadband provider Xplornet Communication today announced the acquisition of Silo Wireless, a rural provider based in Brantford, Ontario. Silo operates a network that includes over 100 fixed wireless towers (including LTE sites) as well as a fibre-to-the-home network, says the Xplornet press release, which says the sale is already completed. “These network assets complement Xplornet's existing facilities and spectrum holdings in the region, enabling Xplornet to upgrade services as it establishes a national hybrid fibre and 5G wireless broadband network for rural Canadians,” reads the release. "This is an exciting time for our company and in...

Our industry and COVID-19

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