Xplornet Announces Plan to Deliver 25 Mbps Broadband Internet to 100% of Rural Canadians - July 28, 2014

Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada - Canada will be turning 150 years old in 2017! There will be celebration parties from coast to coast. By then, 100% of Canadians will be able to join a celebration of a very different kind - access to Internet speeds previously only available in urban…

Xplornet and Hughes Sign Agreement for EchoStar XIX Satellite - May 14, 2014

Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada - Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's leading rural  broadband service provider, today announced that it has committed to Hughes Network Systems,  LLC (HUGHES), to a lifetime lease for all of the Canadian satellite broadband capacity on Hughes'  EchoStar XIX, a next-generation high throughput satellite due for launch…

Xplornet Acquires Canadian Capacity on ViaSat-2 Satellite - May 1, 2014

Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada - Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's largest rural broadband service provider, today announced it has contracted with ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) for all of the residential capacity covering Canada on the upcoming ViaSat-2 satellite, which is scheduled to launch in 2016. Already offering Xplornet high-speed Internet on the…

Xplornet Lauds Industry Canada Decision on 3.5 GHz Spectrum - November 14, 2013

WOODSTOCK, NB, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's largest rural broadband service provider, praised Industry Canada's decision to deny applications for extensions of 3.5 GHz spectrum licences where licence conditions have not been met.  "This Minster is listening to the needs of rural Canadians by ensuring that Industry Canada applies the rules fairly…

Xplornet Announces Over $150 Million in Financing - October 29, 2013

WOODSTOCK, NB, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's largest rural broadband service provider, today announced the successful completion of a $158 million private financing transaction consisting of $148 million of new debt and equity and $10 million in refinanced debt.  This additional funding from new and existing investors is an endorsement of Xplornet's unwavering commitment to the…

Xplornet thanks outgoing CFO - April 11, 2013

WOODSTOCK, NB, April 10, 2013  - Allison Lenehan, President of Xplornet Communications Inc - Canada's leading provider of rural high-speed internet - regretfully announced today that its Chief Financial Officer, Gerry O'Reilly, will be leaving Xplornet Communications Inc. at the end of the month to pursue a unique professional opportunity in his…

Rocket Carrying New 4G Broadband Satellite Successfully Launched - July 6, 2012

Woodstock, NB, July 6th, 2012 - Xplornet Communications Inc. is pleased to announce the successful launch of EchoStar XVII, a Hughes 4G broadband satellite that will greatly expand Xplornet's 4G footprint across rural Canada. The satellite was launched from French Guiana at 5:36 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday July 5th,…

Xplornet Announces $125 Million in Additional Private Investment: Fuels Continued Growth of 4G Network Across Canada - June 13, 2012

Woodstock, NB (June 13 2012) -Xplornet Communications Inc. is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a $125 million private financing.  This additional funding, a combination of debt and equity raised from its existing investors, is an endorsement of Xplornet's rural broadband strategy and the company's strong execution.  The…

Xplornet Responds to Industry Canada’s Spectrum Auction Announcement - April 5, 2012

MARKHAM, ON, March 15, 2012 /CNW/ - John Maduri, CEO of Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's leading provider of rural broadband, responded today to Industry Canada's announcement of proposed changes to foreign ownership and spectrum auction rules.  Overall, Xplornet is conditionally supportive of the direction of the proposed changes.  "Industry Canada…

Xplornet’s 4G Satellite Broadband Service Goes Live - April 5, 2012

WOODSTOCK, NB, Feb. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's leading provider of rural broadband services, is pleased to announce that its first 4G broadband satellite has passed all tests and is now operational, serving customers across Canada.  Launched in October 2011, ViaSat-1 is the highest capacity broadband satellite…