MTS Allstream has said today that its focus on expanding its IP fibre network into targeted markets across Canada has continued to generate strong new sales wins with 46 new IP contracts signed in the fourth quarter of 2011.
“Our sales progress speaks to the continued popularity of IP-based services in the business telecommunications market in Canada,” said Dean Prevost, President, Allstream. “We look forward to transitioning into the New Year with the same momentum.”
In support of its objectives of winning high-margin on-net business and driving growth in IP services, Allstream is expanding its IP fibre access into buildings across Canada. Allstream has connected 299 buildings since the beginning of 2011, including 75 in the fourth quarter, bringing Allstream’s total number of fibre-fed building’s to 2,388 as of December 31, 2011.
Some of the customers that signed contracts to connect to Allstream’s 30,000 kilometre IP fibre network in the fourth quarter of 2011 include Ad knowledge, Caltech Surveys, TEOPS Canada Corporation, dys architecture, Trispec Communications, Heathbridge Capital Management, Vivonet Canada, IBI Group, Voyer Marketing & Associés and World Trade Group (North America).