EastLink Launches Telephone and Faster Internet Services in Glovertown Area



    GLOVERTOWN, NL, June 26 /CNW/ - EastLink is bringing choice in local
telephone service and faster Internet speeds to residents in Glovertown and
surrounding areas with the completion of a $1.4 million network upgrade. With
this state-of-the-art digital network, area residents can now subscribe to
EastLink's great array of communications and entertainment services, while
taking advantage of bundled savings and one of the fastest Internet services
in North America.(*)
    "This investment speaks to EastLink's commitment to bring more services
to more communities across the province," says Arthur Taylor, EastLink
Regional Manager, NL. "Not only does this upgrade allow EastLink to offer area
residents choice in local telephone service and faster Internet speeds, they
now have the opportunity to experience the convenience, value and savings of
an EastLink Watch, Surf & Talk Bundle."
    Customers now have access to: EastLink Telephone, which allows residents
to keep their existing phone number and choose from flexible long distance
calling plans; High Speed Extreme 15, EastLink's incredibly fast new 15 Mbps
high speed Internet service; and EastLink Bundles, allowing customer to
achieve additional savings by combining their services, with the added
convenience of one bill; as well as an expanded digital cable channel line-up
and improved customer service. Business customers can expect to have access to
these services in the fall of 2009 with the launch of EastLink Business and
its complete line-up of telecommunications solutions tailored to meet the
needs of business.
    "We just completed over $3 million in network upgrades in the Bonavista
and Clarenville areas, where the response to these new EastLink services has
been tremendous," adds Taylor. "We're confident residents in the Glovertown
area will be equally impressed by the value and choice offered by EastLink."
    Communities benefitting from this upgrade include Centreville, Dover,
Eastport, Gambo, Glovertown, Happy Adventure, Hare Bay, Indian Bay,
Sandringham, Sandy Cove, Traytown, Trinity (Bonavista Bay) and Wareham.
    Since entering the Newfoundland & Labrador market in April 2008, EastLink
has been upgrading its digital network to ensure new and existing customers
have access to the best possible communications and entertainment services.

    (*) One of the fastest in North America refers to consistent ranking
    among the top 5 ISPs in North America by broadbandreports.com.

    About EastLink

    Operating from its headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia, EastLink has the
distinction of having been the first cable company in Canada to enter the
telephone market, and the first communications and entertainment company in
North America to combine cable, Internet and telephone service in a
communications and entertainment bundle. At EastLink, creativity, ingenuity
and innovation are the driving forces behind our great products and services.
More than 1,150 employees provide a range of communications, entertainment,
television and advertising services to residential, business and public sector
customers in Atlantic Canada, Ontario and Quebec. EastLink has been recognized
as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for the past three years, and its
parent company, the Bragg Group, was named Canada's Family Enterprise of the
Year for 2009. For more information on EastLink, please visit eastlink.ca.




For further information:

For further information: Arthur Taylor, EastLink Regional Manager, NL,
(709) 754-3775, ext 259, arthur.taylor@corp.eastlink.ca


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