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…

Shaw Direct and Xplornet Announce Marketing Agreement - April 4, 2012

CALGARY, AB and WOODSTOCK, NB (April 4, 2012) - Shaw Direct and Xplornet Communications Inc. are proud to announce a marketing agreement that will offer increased value to new and existing Shaw Direct DTH video customers and Xplornet high-speed Internet customers. Shaw Direct provides leading satellite services to more than…

Xplornet Chooses F-Secure to Offer Affordable Online Protection to Subscribers - February 5, 2012

MARKHAM, ON, Jan. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - F-Secure and Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's leading provider of rural broadband services, today announced that Xplornet Communications Inc. will offer F-Secure's Internet Security services for PCs and Macs to its subscribers across Canada. F-Secure's anti-virus program will help ensure that Xplornet's business and…

Xplornet Conducts Successful Trials of Alvarion® 4Motion TD-LTE Capability - December 8, 2011

WOODSTOCK, NB and WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 8, 2011 /CNW/ - Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's leading provider of rural broadband services and Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALVR), a provider of optimized wireless broadband solutions addressing the connectivity, capacity and coverage challenges of public and private networks, today announced that Alvarion's 4Motion® solution supporting TD-LTE was successfully tested…

Xplornet Supports Campaign For Rural Spectrum - September 21, 2011

WOODSTOCK, NB - Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's leading provider of rural broadband services, has co-signed an open letter that calls on the Minister of Industry, Christian Paradis, to change the way spectrum is auctioned. Rural Internet Service Providers are deeply concerned about the lack of spectrum for rural areas to build…