Primus Canada wants to provide Canadian consumers in the West with more choice and will make good on that with an expansion of its traditional home phone and high speed Internet services in British Columbia and Alberta. The communications carrier is also providing competitive prices and plans with additional savings to customers who choose to [...]
Primus Canada today announced a major expansion of its Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephone services.
The company says its VoIP services are now available in an additional 240 exchanges across Canada, specifically in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.
Primus Business Services, a division of Primus Canada Inc., has announced that construction has begun on a new Data Centre in Markham Ontario which the company says is necessary to meet business demand in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
The first phase of the 30,000 square foot GTA Data Centre initiative will be a 7,500 square foot pod that is built to LEED standards for environmental sustainability.
Bell this week informed its wholesale internet customers that Bell will be moving wholesale internet traffic to new network facilities beginning in November 2011, facilities where bandwidth throttling practices will not be applied.
The announcement means Canadian internet users who are receiving internet service from wholesale providers – also known as third-party Internet access providers – will not have their bandwidth throttled.
Primus Business Services, a division of Primus Canada Inc., has announced the acquisition of Unlimitel Inc., a Quebec based provider of VoIP and Internet services. The companies had been technology partners for a number of years.
The acquisition, which was completed as of the beginning of March, expands Primus’ market reach and network footprint to other regions of the country, with a stronger focus in Quebec.
The CRTC has announced that it will hold public hearings starting July 11th as part of its now continuing review into wholesale residential high-speed Internet access services.
The new proceedings, which will occur when many Canadians and Canadian politicians are on holidays, were announced just six weeks after Industry Trade Minister Tony Clement announced that Federal Cabinet would not accept the CRTC’s October 2010 decision regarding Usage Based Billing ruling.
In a telecom decision handed down yesterday, the CRTC has mandated that Bell Canada and other telephone carriers must offer wholesale internet access service providers a 15% discount on retail usage Billing rates beginning March 1, 2011.
Wholesale or third-party Internet access (TPIA) providers, such as Primus Canada or Teksavvy, lease internet capacity from Bell and other telcos and resell Internet services to consumers, typically at rates and service levels superior to the phone companies.
Telecommunication and Internet service provider Primus Canada last week notified customers that, effective February 1st, 2011, the company will be increasing how much it charges for internet service and lowering bandwidth caps.
In an email, the company informed customers, who previously had an unlimited bandwidth cap, would now have only 25GB of monthly usage.