KAMLOOPS, BC, Feb. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Navigata Communications 2009 Inc. is pleased to announce the beginning
of a commercial trial of SuperWiFi service in Kamloops, BC. SuperWiFi
users will be able to access the Internet throughout the city from any
standard WiFi-enabled device. Voice, video, data and web browsing will
all be supported on a high-speed, low-latency network. The service will
be marketed under Navigata's newest subsidiary, kuMobile.
"We are very excited about bringing this new service to Kamloops," says
J. Owen Gilbert, COO of Navigata Communications. "After months of
technical testing, we are looking forward to launching this market
kuMobile will use Navigata's licensed 3.5 Ghz spectrum to provide
backhaul and connectivity to the Kamloops area. The kuMobile SuperWiFi
network will support the 802.11n standard delivering throughput up to
"With this next-gen wireless technology, we can offer better bandwidth
to meet the demands of today's mobile consumer for real-time
applications like live TV streaming, file and photo sharing, and video
calling," states John Ku, President of kuMobile. "These real-time apps
have previously been limited by upstream bandwidth."
kuMobile will offer monthly subscription services, as well as daily and
weekly pre-paid options, to residents, businesses and visitors to the
Following a successful commercial trial in Kamloops, Navigata has plans
to roll-out SuperWiFi service in medium-sized communities across BC and
Alberta, over the next three years, under the kuMobile brand.
Navigata is a BC-based communications services provider with a 54-year
history delivering voice, data and broadband Internet solutions to
businesses across Western Canada and to carriers around the globe.
Visit www.navigata.ca for more information.
SOURCE Navigata Communications 2009 Inc.
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