Halifax, Nova Scotia - Eastlink annouced today it completed a $29.1 million upgrade of its network to deliver telephone service to communities throughout the Annapolis Valley. The upgrade, which was originally scheduled to be completed in December, has been completed four months ahead of schedule.
"We're excited to have completed this upgrade and provide residents and business customers with a choice," said Eastlink's co-CEO Dan McKeen. "The Annapolis Valley now enjoys a competitive telephone service. The response has been tremendous and many customer are already enjoying additional savings and the quality and reliability of our digital network."
Eastlink crews and contractors began network construction work in April 2006 and launched telephone to areas of New Minas and Kentville followed by Berwick, Kingston, Hantsport, St. Croix, Middleton and Windsor.
Eastlink already delivers the fastest Internet service in Atlantic Canada to communities throughout the Annapolis Valley and recently launched Eastlink OnDemand to customers in the area. For more information on telephone availability in the Annapolis Valley, visit www.Eastlink.ca.
Operating from its headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Eastlink is the fifth largest cable company in Canada and was the first to offer customers local telephone service over a state-of-the-art digital network. Eastlink's employees provide a range of communications, entertainment & advertising services to business and residential customers across the Maritimes. For more information on Eastlink and its products and services, visit www.eastlink.ca
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