Eastlink is bringing choice in local telephone service to residents in Springdale, Baie Verte, La Scie and surrounding areas after investing millions to upgrade its systems to a state-of- the-art digital network.
"This investment speaks to our commitment to bring more services throughout rural Newfoundland," says Arthur Taylor, Regional Manager, Newfoundland and Labrador.
"This upgrade allows Eastlink to offer NL residents choice in local telephone, and the opportunity to experience the convenience, value and savings of a Watch, Surf & Talk Bundle."
Watch, Surf & Talk includes:
* Telephone, which allows residents to keep their existing phone number, benefit from customized Calling Features, and choose from flexible Long Distance calling plans;
* High Speed Internet Extreme 15, incredibly fast 15 Mbps High Speed Internet service – the fastest internet available; and
* Digital TV, including entertainment on up to four TVs with access to hundreds of the most popular channels, including Pick and Pay, Specialty Channels and Theme Packages.
Communities benefitting from this upgrade include Baie Verte, Brighton, Burlington, King’s Point, La Scie, Middle Arm, Pacquet, Pilley’s Island, Rattling Brook, Robert’s Arm, Smith’s Harbour, South Brook, Springdale, Triton, Westport, Woodstock.
Eastlink continues to invest in upgrading its digital network to ensure new and existing customers have access to the best possible communications and entertainment services.
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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