EastLink Completes Network Construction in West Dover and Peggy's Cove; Launches High Speed Internet, Phone and Digital Cable Service

    PEGGY'S COVE, NS, Feb. 14 /CNW/ - In early Winter, EastLink began
construction on a new communications network to deliver communications and
entertainment services to West Dover and Peggy's Cove. EastLink annouced today
that the network construction is now complete and it is launching high-speed
Speed Internet, Phone and Cable service to the communities.
    In October 2007, EastLink was selected by the Halifax Regional
Municipality (HRM) to provide high-speed Internet service to the communities
of West Dover and Peggy's Cove. EastLink invested $250,000 to support the
Internet expansion and the launch of telephone and cable services in the area.
    "EastLink believes the key to continued economic growth and opportunity
results from access to broadband. Through a partnership with the HRM, the
Government of Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia, we are providing the
fastest Internet service available in Nova Scotia to these communities," said
Dan McKeen, co-CEO at EastLink, "We are also delivering value, and choice to
residents and businesses through the launch of our telephone and digital cable
    Customers will now be able to take advantage of bundling their EastLink
products and services, for extra convenience and value. EastLink High Speed
Internet is consistently ranked as one of North America's fastest Internet
providers by Broadbandreports.com, EastLink Telephone offers flexible calling
plans and features, and EastLink Digital Cable includes hundreds of great
channels, access to high definition programming and EastLink OnDemand.
    For more information on the availability of EastLink services, visit

    About EastLink

    Operating from its headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia, EastLink is the
fifth largest cable company in Canada and was the first to offer customers
local telephone service over a state-of-the-art digital network. EastLink is
one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies with more than 750 employees who
provide a range of communications, entertainment & advertising services to
business and residential customers across the Maritimes. For more information
on EastLink and its products and services, www.eastlink.ca.

For further information:

For further information: Paula Sibley, Communications Specialist,
EastLink, (902) 446-1939, Fax: (902) 453-2118, paula.sibley@corp.eastlink.ca

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