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Company Overview of Xplornet Communications Inc.

Company Overview

Xplornet Communications Inc., a rural broadband provider, provides wireless high-speed Internet and high-speed satellite Internet services. It offers its services to residential and business customers in Canada. The company offers its services through a network of local dealers. Xplornet Communications Inc. was formerly known as Barrett XPlore Inc. and changed its name to Xplornet Communications Inc. in May 2011. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Woodstock, Canada with a regional office in Cornwall, Canada. Xplornet Communications Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Barrett Corporation.

300 Lockhart Mill Road

P.O. Box 9060

Woodstock, NB E7M 6B5


Founded in 2004





Key Executives for Xplornet Communications Inc.

Chief Legal Officer
Senior Vice-President of Strategic Business Development
General Manager of Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Xplornet Communications Inc. Key Developments

Xplornet Announces Opening of its New Regional Office in Cornwall, Ontario

Xplornet Communications Inc. opened of its new regional office in Cornwall, Ontario, an exciting new investment that has already brought over 120 full-time jobs to Eastern Ontario. Less than a year ago, Xplornet announced that it would invest at least $40 million in its new Cornwall operations. Cornwall was selected as the preferred location because of its strong local economy and the quality of its workforce. For Cornwall and the surrounding region, the results of Xplornet's new regional headquarters have been significant: As a result of the company's continued growth Xplornet has already created over 120 full-time, highly skilled jobs with attractive compensation packages, exceeding its hiring targets in the last year. Now fully operational, the office will support Xplornet's growing customer base and all core company functions, including technical service, customer care, sales, network, and corporate support.

Xplornet Communications Inc. Announces the Launch of the Echostar XIX Satellite

Xplornet Communications Inc. announced the successful launch of the EchoStar XIX satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.  EchoStar XIX is higher capacity broadband satellite ever launched, and one of two new satellites Xplornet has invested in that use innovative, new technologies to improve Internet service for rural Canadians.  In total, Xplornet's new satellite program will triple the company's current satellite Internet capacity.  The result for rural Canada will be more speed and more data at affordable prices. This satellite launch represents another milestone in Xplornet's history of using innovation to conquer Canada's vast geography.   With more speed and more data for its current and future customers, Xplornet is ushering rural Canada into a new frontier of connectivity and delivering more of what matters to people online. EchoStar XIX is one half of Xplornet's new satellite broadband program. Xplornet is the exclusive Canadian residential provider on EchoStar XIX. The EchoStar XIX satellite will be launched via the Atlas V rocket, owned by the United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and The Boeing Company. In use since 2002, the Atlas V is one of the most reliable space rockets in the world, with 100% mission success. The Atlas V has been selected for some of the most important missions for NASA, including the only space probe to visit Pluto. The EchoStar XIX satellite will weigh 6765 kilograms at launch, and will be positioned in geosynchronous orbit 35,888 kilometers above the Earth. Its life expectancy is 15 years. This new service will be available to Canadians by spring of 2017.

Xplornet Communications Inc. Presents at BMO Capital Markets 17th Annual Media & Telecom Conference, Sep-13-2016

Xplornet Communications Inc. Presents at BMO Capital Markets 17th Annual Media & Telecom Conference, Sep-13-2016 . Venue: Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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