Eastlink Wireless

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Country

Company Name

Bragg Communications Inc.

Ownership Type

Subsidiary

MNC

270

3G UMTS Frequency Bands

4G LTE Frequency Bands

Company Overview

Eastlink Wireless is a mobile carrier operating in the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. The company was founded in February 2013 as a subsidiary of Eastlink, a Canadian family-owned and operated telecommunications company. Eastlink’s services include High Speed Internet, Eastlink Stream, TV Channel Exchange, Wireless, Data, Managed WiFi, Winston Security and Automation, competitive local and long distance telephone services, and exclusive locally-produced programming via Eastlink TV.

The company launched 3G UMTS (HSPA+) and 4G LTE services over B4 (1700 MHz) in February 2013. After securing additional spectrum Eastlink launched B13 (700 MHz) LTE services in mid-2016. As an Atlantic Canadian operator Eastlink augments its own mobile infrastructure with several partnership agreements to provide nationwide coverage.

News & Developments

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has become Eastlink’s lead core network supplier for voice over LTE (VoLTE). This will enable the Canadian telecom operator to provide enhanced and more resilient services, and lays the foundation for Wi-Fi calling and future 5G services.