Xplore Selects CommScope to Deploy High-Speed Fiber Broadband in Rural Ontario

Source: Commscope / Raftel

CommScope Pro Services signs multi-year agreement with Xplore to design and implement fiber internet rollout in rural communities

April 15, 2024 Claremont, NC 

CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM), a global leader in network connectivity, announced today a collaboration with Xplore Inc. to bring new rural broadband services to Ontario, Canada. Xplore, the largest rural-focused broadband service provider in Canada, will connect more than 35,000 homes and businesses to fiber internet as part of the Government of Ontario’s Accelerated High-Speed Internet Program (AHSIP).

CommScope® Professional Services will be providing both design and permitting services for the new network, in addition to working closely with Xplore to source networking solutions.

“We’re dedicated to driving technological innovation and bringing the next generation of connectivity to rural areas across Canada,” stated Hilbert Chan, Chief Technology Officer, Xplore Inc. “This project with CommScope enables us to build an incredible and essential network for rural Ontario. Through collaboration with businesses and workers, we are laying the groundwork for local customers to access and enjoy a dependable and high-speed broadband experience.”

“We’re thrilled to be part of Canada’s connected future, and to be working with Xplore to bring the transformative power of fiber broadband to more rural areas,” stated Rich Soucie, VP, Professional Services, CommScope. “This project is proof of our global charter to bring broadband to new communities, as we support our local distributors and local economies in the places where we do business. Together, we’re bringing the future of broadband to more people in more places.”

With Xplore fiber internet, residents and businesses in rural communities across eastern, central, and southwestern Ontario will be able to enjoy gigabit-speed streaming and downloads, enhanced video calls and online experiences, and improved access to telemedicine services.

For more information on this project and to check service availability, please visit: xplore.ca. And to find out more about CommScope’s rural broadband services and solutions, please, visit CommScope.