Cable & Telecom

Xplornet hires new CTO

WOODSTOCK, N.B. — Rural broadband provider Xplornet Communications Inc. announced today Dennis Steiger (above) is joining the company as its new chief technology officer. In this role, Steiger “will lead all aspects of architecture, planning, design, implementation, and operations of the Xplornet national broadband network for rural Canadians,” reads an Xplornet press release. With more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications and media industries, Steiger previously held CTO positions at Shaw Communications Inc. and at Australia’s national broadband network NBN Co. “Mr. Steiger brings deep experience with ambitious broadband rollouts in Canada and Australia, with a mixture of best-fit technologies, including...

Our industry and COVID-19

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