The Story of Jacob – One Boy’s Journey from Dial-up to High-speed - April 12, 2005

On Tuesday April 12th, 2005, a little boy from Carp, ON named Jacob contacted Xplornet because he and his family couldn't take dial-up any longer. The family had been so desperate to rid themselves of dial-up service they even considered moving from their current residence to an area that has…

Xplornet Brings Internet Rinkside as Sponsor of World Hockey Championships - January 1, 2005

Plaster Rock, NB - Computers will be humming when the puck drops at the 2005 World Pond Hockey Championships, being held February 18-20 on Roulston Lake in Plaster Rock, N.B. Xplornet, the high-speed Internet service provider based in Woodstock, N.B., is sponsoring the Championships and giving participants and spectators the opportunity…

Telesat, Barrett Xplore Team Up to Provide Broadband Via Satellite - January 1, 2005

WOODSTOCK, N.B. - Telesat, one of the world's leading satellite operators, and Barrett Xplore Inc., a leading Canadian wireless broadband service provider, announced today a multi-year distribution contract that will deliver a whole new level of communications connectivity to Canadians in rural and remote communities. The agreement names Barrett as a…

Barrett Xplore Donates High-Speed Internet Service to New Autism Resource Centre - January 1, 2005

Perth-Andover, NB - Barrett Xplore, through its Xplornet brand, is pleased to announce it is donating wireless high-speed Internet service to the new Upper Valley Autism Resource Center which serves Florenceville to Plaster Rock, located in Perth-Andover. This complimentary service will allow individuals, caregivers and health professionals using the center…

Pricing Announced for New Xplornet Ka-band Satellite Service - January 1, 2005

WOODSTOCK, N.B. - Barrett Xplore Inc. has announced pricing packages for the new Xplornet Ka-band Satellite Service, Canada's first national wireless broadband network for consumers in rural, remote, First Nations and suburban areas everywhere in the country. Powered by Telesat's Anik F2 satellite, national service availability will start in July 2005.…

Vancouver Island on Verge of Broadband Revolution - January 1, 2005

On Vancouver Island and the mainland B.C. coastline, high-speed Internet providers have considered rural, remote and First Nations communities to be inaccessible or too expensive to supply, other than via satellite in some locations. All that is changing with the arrival of new wireless broadband services through Barrett Xplore's Xplornet…