Ericsson chosen to build EastLink wireless Network

Ericsson announced today that it has signed a four-year agreement as the sole vendor for EastLink’s wireless networks, using HSPA+ and next generation technologies.

Ericsson, whose equipment handles almost 85 percent of all mobile calls in Canada, says it will deploy technology which supports GSM/EDGE, WCDMA/HSPA and LTE for Eastlink.

Bell Aliant bringing Fibre to 27,000 homes in Nova Scotia

Bell Aliant said today it will spend $13 million in order to bring a fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network to 27,000 homes and businesses to the New Glasgow and Annapolis Valley areas of Nova Scotia.

FTTH connectivity is notable because it allows telecommunications providers to offer numerous services such as high definition television along with very fast internet speeds

Eastlink Cable going all digital in Sydney

EastLink Cable announced this week that its entire cable line-up in Sydney Nova Scotia is now available on digital cable.

To encourage subscribers to move from analog to digital cable, the company has also opened two stores where customers can pick up digital boxes and get more information