HALIFAX, Feb. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Eastlink is pleased to announce that the
company has achieved Platinum Club member status with Canada's Best Managed Companies program by retaining its Best
Managed designation for seven consecutive years.
Eastlink was first recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies
in 2006. This year's announcement comes just weeks after Eastlink
launched its much anticipated, new wireless service in which the
company has invested over $200M.
Eastlink is one of 13 Atlantic Canadian companies with Platinum Club
Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and a philosophy of reinvesting
capital back into the business, Eastlink's commitment to continued
innovation and earning its customers business every day is key to the
"It's truly an honour to once again be recognized as one of Canada's
Best Managed," said Lee Bragg, Eastlink CEO. "The award recognizes the
hard work and dedication of our entire Eastlink team from coast to
coast. Our team has and continues to be the driving force of our
success; they build important customer relationships and help create
customers for life."
Over the past year, Eastlink invested more than $325 million to continue to strengthen and grow the business. The company's
commitment to provide an exceptional customer experience led Eastlink
to launch a TV anywhere platform (Eastlink To Go), Home Security
services, a Premium Technical Support service, enhanced customer
service with Sunday sales and support, and most recently Eastlink
Wireless in the Maritimes.
For more information on Eastlink, visit eastlink.ca.
With more than 1,700 employees from coast to coast, Eastlink delivers
world-class video entertainment, internet, and telephone services to
residential, business and public-sector customers across Canada.
Powered by state-of-the-art fibre optic and wireless networks,
Eastlink's advanced services include Whole Home DVR, Video OnDemand, HD
and 3D programming, High Speed Internet scalable to 200 Mbps,
competitive local and long distance telephone services, Eastlink
Wireless and exclusive locally-produced programming via Eastlink TV.
Eastlink has been recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best managed
Companies for seven years running.
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For further information:
Jill Laing, Public and Media Relations