Urban Adds MNP Tower and Guinness Tower to Fibre Network
Vancouver, BC – Urban Communications Inc. (TSX-V:UBN) one of the country’s first telecommunications companies to deliver Gigabit Internet service to the home, today announced the expansion of its fibre network in downtown Vancouver to service new business customers.
In this latest expansion Urban added both the MNP Tower and Guinness Tower to its 200 km network, the largest independent fibre network in British Columbia. Urban delivers a full suite of business communication services over its network, including symmetrical Gigabit Internet access, point to point network connectivity, Hosted PBX and SIP Trunking services.
The newly added buildings have been met with strong demand from corporate clients for affordable, ultra high-speed Internet services.
“Texture is moving into Guinness Tower and we took the opportunity to upgrade our Internet service,” said a representative of Texture.ca. “Urbanfibre’s Gigabit Internet was extremely affordable and will scale with our growing office staff and technology needs.”
“This latest addition to our network is part of Urban’s multi-phase expansion plan to grow our network of commercial buildings across the Lower Mainland,” Urban VP, Commercial Sales, Geoff Hultin said. “Downtown Vancouver is obviously a key target for business customers and we continue to expand our portfolio of commercial buildings there.”
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Urban Communications Inc. (TSX VENTURE: UBN) is a telecommunications company providing a full suite of Internet, voice, video and broadband application products over its state-of-the-art carrier grade fibre optic network to commercial, residential and public sector customers. The Company’s fibre optic network covers 200 km across metro Vancouver and Victoria and has a potential serviceable market of 850,000 residential units and 80,000 commercial enterprises. Urban has recently launched high-speed Internet service to residential and commercial subscribers on its network at 1,000 Mbps (1 Gbps).
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