Slave Lake, Alberta – People in Slave Lake now have access to state-of-the-art fibre connectivity for Internet, TV and phone services. LynxNet, in partnership with Eastlink, has completed work to upgrade fibre optic connectivity into Slave Lake.
“We’re really pleased with the speed by which our entire team has advanced this fibre optic upgrade,” said Ric McLaren, Operations Manager. “We’ve leveraged the strengths and successes of both Eastlink and LynxNet to fully modernize telecommunications services in this community.”
The completion of this fibre optic upgrade provides area residents with:
- the fastest available internet & WiFi speeds
- over 200 HD channels
- tens of thousands of hours of OnDemand TV programs
- whole home DVR (you can record 6 programs at once, and pause live TV on any TV)
- the ability to stream shows to computer, tablet and smartphone
- new services like CraveTV™, Super Sports Package which includes NHL Centre Ice and more
- best value telephone and long distance services
Eastlink has invested over $2M recently in Slave Lake and Camrose, and a total of $165 million in the towns it serves in Alberta over the last 10 years, bringing state-of-the-art, high speed Internet services (fastest internet service available in Alberta), HDTV, and competitive telephone services to towns like Grande Prairie, Cold Lake, Fox Creek, Three Hills, Bonnyville, St. Paul, Wetaskiwin, Whitecourt, and Mayerthorpe to name just a few.
“We have a proud history of investing in and building world class fibre networks into smaller communities delivering the kind of advanced Internet and TV services usually found only in larger urban centres,” says Lee Bragg, CEO of Eastlink. “When we made our initial announcement in January, we said then that customers here have our commitment that we will work hard, every day, to deliver an exceptional customer experience, which includes access to our most advanced video and communications services. This fibre upgrade is part of that commitment.”
For more information, visit eastlink.ca/slavelake.
About Eastlink: As Canada’s largest family owned and operated telecommunications company, Eastlink provides world-class television, video entertainment and communications services to residential, business and public sector customers across Canada. Powered by state-of-the-art fibre optic and wireless networks, Eastlink’s advanced services include High Speed Internet, Wireless, Data, Winston Security and Automation, local and long distance Telephone and exclusive, locally-produced programming on Eastlink TV.
One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 10 years, Eastlink has operations across Canada, and helps raise over $3.5M annually for charitable and community organizations across the country.
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