Hydro One Telecom Expanding to Montreal with PoP

By CIOReview | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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FREMONT, CA: Hydro One Telecom Inc., a leading broadband telecommunications services provider has recently announced about their expansion of network to Montreal by establishing their Point of Presence (PoP) in Cologix Data Centre. The wholly-owned subsidiary of Hydro One Inc., a well-known utility provider, Hydro One Telecom, has decided to launch its service at Cologix’s MTL 7 data centre at 1155 Robert-Bourassa Boulevard in downtown Montreal to serve new as well as existing customers.

Hydro One Telecom delivers high speed networking data services for critical infrastructure by leveraging the fibre routes of its parent company, Hydro One Inc., to ensure enhanced networking services to the customers. The company provides distinct next generation network routes as well as redundancy to the customers operating in carrier, finance and enterprise sectors. The company is well-known for its customer-centric services approach which has gained more than 90 percent customer satisfaction rate.

David Hurst, Director of Sales and Marketing at Hydro One Telecom said, “Our strategy for growth is to diversify our services to serve more customers across broader geographical areas. Montreal is a good place for growing opportunities and colocating with Cologix helps to reach more number of potential customers in the market.”

“Being the largest neutral data center provider in Canada, Cologix provides more natural connections network buyers and sellers than other network providers across our footprint,” said Andre van Zijl, General Manager, Cologix, Canada. “We are pleased to work with Hydro One Telecom in the Montreal market place since their unparalleled network and extraordinary customer service will add more value to the wide range of fibre networks that are already serving demand in the market. We are all the more gratified that Hydro One Telecom is expanding their relationship with Cologix from their existing presence with us in Toronto,” he added.