Halifax, February 21 2012 – Eastlink confirmed today that the company has earned Gold Standard distinction as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. Canada's 50 Best Gold Standard Requalified Members
“We operate in a highly competitive industry and that motivates us to consistently refine our products, services and customer experience while improving efficiencies,” said Deborah Shaffner, President and COO Eastlink.
Established in 1993, Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies continues to be the business award hallmark of excellence, recognizing Canadian companies that have outperformed their competitors, created thousands of jobs, achieved sustainable growth and excelled both at home and beyond.
Applications are reviewed by an independent judging panel that evaluates how companies address various business challenges, including new technologies, globalization, brand management, leadership, leveraging and developing core competencies, designing information systems, and hiring the right talent to facilitate growth.
“This Gold Standard recognition is dedicated to our employees from coast to coast who bring their competitive spirit and professionalism to their jobs every day and to our customers who continue to inspire us to be our best,” said Ms. Shaffner.
With more than 1,700 employees from coast to coast, Eastlink delivers world-class video entertainment, internet, and telephone services to residential, business and public-sector customers across Canada.
Powered by a state-of-the-art fibre optic and wireless networks, Eastlink’s advanced services include Whole Home DVR, Video OnDemand, HD and 3D programming, High Speed Internet scalable to 200 Mbps, competitive local and long distance telephone services, Eastlink Wireless, and exclusive locally-produced programming via Eastlink TV. Eastlink has been recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best managed Companies for seven years running.
Jill Laing, Public and Media Relations
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