Halifax, Nova Scotia – In the tradition of firsts, Eastlink announced today that it is the first internet service provider in Atlantic Canada to offer speeds of up to 100 Mbps making it the fastest internet service provider in this region and one of the fastest in North America.
“We are delighted to join an elite group of internet service providers in North America that offer internet speeds this fast,” said Lee Bragg, CEO Eastlink.
“The launch of Eastlink 100 Internet is a direct reflection of our commitment to bring more next generation products and services to our customers. Customers looking for speed and reliability of internet service can continue to rely on Eastlink.”
Available now in the Halifax Regional Municipality, Eastlink 100 Internet allows a customer to download an entire DVD movie in just over six minutes, compared to 90 minutes at 7 Mbps.
Eastlink 100 Internet retails for $159.95 per month.
“We continue to invest in our enhanced fibre optic network to ensure that existing and new customers have access to the very best communications and entertainment products and services,” says Mr. Bragg.
So, what’s next for Eastlink? Bragg says “Stay tuned for more exciting news in the months to come.”
For more information on Eastlink 100 Internet and other internet services, please visit www.Eastlink.ca
Eastlink has more than 1,500 employees providing a range of communications, entertainment, television and advertising services to residential, business and public sector customers in Atlantic Canada, Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia.
Eastlink has the distinction of being the first cable company in Canada to enter the telephone market, and the first communications and entertainment company in North America to combine cable, Internet and telephone service in a communications and entertainment bundle. Eastlink is one of the fastest Internet providers in North America.
At Eastlink, creativity, ingenuity and innovation are the driving forces behind our great products and services. Eastlink has been recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for the past four years, and its parent company, the Bragg Group, was named Canada's Family Enterprise of the Year for 2009. For more information on Eastlink, please visit www.eastlink.ca.
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