FlexNetworks makes another strategic acquisition

Feb 03, 2022, 15:12 ETSASKATOON, SK, Feb. 3, 2022 /CNW/- FlexNetworks is pleased to announce the acquisition ofRedbird Communications Inc. “We’re very excited about our partnership with Redbird,” says John Macdonald, CEO FlexNetworks. “It continues our mission to bring high-speed fibre-optic service to underservedtowns, hamlets and First Nations reserves across the province, the Prairies and […]

Have a Less Than Ideal Internet Service? Blame Your Kids (Sort of)

Stick with me on this. I recently had an ‘a-ha’ moment when one of my daughters returned home from school—complete with two laundry bags full of clothes and an appetite to match. Unfortunately, that ‘a-ha’ moment occurred thirty-seconds into a nice warm shower when things changed drastically. The water temperature decreased from warm to borderline […]

Three Reasons your Internet may be slowing your business down

The Ottawa Business Journal recently sat down with us to discuss the importance of quality Internet. Check it out here… https://obj.ca/article/flexnetworks-sponsored-three-reasons-why-your-internet-may-be-slowing-down-your-business-and-how-fix-them

2020 Technology Trends

 A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to take in a presentation on 2020 technology trends by Justin Dustzadeh, the CTO of Equinix, and thought it might be a worthy topic to share on our blog. Many of these trends are being driven by technology innovations, like telemedicine, tactile internet, Autonomous vehicles, and […]

Latency and Bandwidth: Brothers from another Mother.

When it comes to network connectivity, bandwidth and latency are ‘brothers from another mother’ – close enough to be related but different enough to be noticeable. Understanding this distinction can mean the difference between an acceptable user experience and utter frustration.

FlexNetworks Update – Spring 2020

If you’ve been following our progress these past couple of years, you would have noticed a steady upward trajectory in terms of our geographic growth in both of our operating territories of Saskatchewan and the National Capital Region. This growth has been fueled by the pent-up demand for accessible, affordable, ultra high-speed connectivity by many […]

Connectivity Issue

From our viewpoint we’ve found that the three biggest issues related to poor connectivity in the workplace are: Staff productivity reduced by a slow network, Real-time applications negatively impacted by unreliable and instable consumer-grade services with ‘best-effort’ SLA’s, and, Delayed implementation of new technologies. Do any of these resonate with you?

What is Net Neutrality and how does it impact us in Canada?

Like me, you were probably vaguely aware of a debate taking place in the U.S. on something called Net Neutrality. I knew it had something to do with keeping the Internet an ‘open’ place; meaning no government or corporation could control it, regulate it or operate it. Once I started investigating it more deeply, however, […]

Closing the gap on the ‘digital divide’ in rural Saskatchewan

Think about this for a second: when was the last time you picked up a landline telephone somewhere in Canada and didn’t get a dial-tone? I can recall maybe one or two times in the distant past when I got a ‘fast-busy’ signal instead of the tell-tale drone of dial-tone. The geographic disparity of our […]

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