Windsor Internet users can now experience the city’s fastest fibre optic connections

mnsi_telecom_logo_smWINDSOR, ON (Dec. 1, 2016) – MNSi Telecom announced today that it is expanding its current Internet service to include cutting edge fibre optic connections, with speeds of up to 1 Gbps – effective immediately in some areas. The gradual roll-out of upgrades throughout Windsor, with an expected investment of $35 million, will be the fastest Internet service offered in the city. MNSi’s fibre service is the latest addition to its already strong suite of Internet packages, which includes affordable DSL and phone packages currently available to most households and businesses in Windsor, LaSalle, Tecumseh, Chatham, Sarnia and London.

“We are very excited to announce the introduction of fibre service to Windsor, which maintains and extends our lead in Internet access in the city,” said Clayton Zekelman, President and Owner of MNSi. “We were industry pioneers more than 20 years ago, and now we can offer high-speed fibre service comparable to much larger cities. We have been able to differentiate ourselves by upgrading our services to meet customers’ present and future needs. The addition of fibre solidifies our commitment to providing state-of-the-art products at affordable and fair prices.”

Starting with approximately 20,000 homes, the gradual roll-out of fibre services began in Walkerville, Oldcastle and East Windsor, where much of the fibre lines are now available for service. Work will continue across MNSi’s service area in the coming months, with a commitment to cover as much of the city as possible by 2020.
While fibre services begin as low as $59.95 per month for homes, power users can now experience the 1 Gbps package at only $150 per month. The extreme connection will give subscribers unlimited data, allowing them to take full advantage of the speed of fibre optics without worrying about data caps. Fibre service will support download speeds of up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 100 Mbps.

The new service delivers on MNSi’s promise to offer residential and business customers affordable services that are complementary to the explosive growth of streamed movie and gaming content, as well as the spread of cloud-based applications, home automation and the emergence of whatever else may come.

At full 1 Gbps speeds, the entire family will be able to use the Internet at the same time, taking complete advantage of the best in entertainment, playing online games and accessing all manner of Ultra-HD content.

The fibre roll-out is the company’s single largest infrastructure buildout since it began in 1995 and provides customers with a direct link to the fibre source. Unlike a cable company’s “hybrid fibre”, which still uses copper coaxial cable technology, or a phone company’s “fibre to the node” service, which still uses old and limited copper phone lines, MNSi’s advanced network brings fibre optic technology with direct fibre lines right to the home and business.

MNSi is a local Windsor based company that has been providing Internet services to Windsor and the surrounding areas since 1995. Technical support and customer service teams are based in Windsor, with no offshore or outsourced call centres.

MNSi services individuals, school boards, hospitals, financial service providers, automotive dealers, real estate agencies, brokers, educational institutions, professional musicians, government agencies, municipalities, tool and die manufacturers, and variety of small businesses throughout Southwestern Ontario.

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Dan Savoie
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MNSi Telecom