January 11, 2018

For Immediate Release

Lakeland Energy’s fibre optic division Lakeland Networks, celebrates a new expansion into the Town of Gravenhurst.

On January 17th, 2018 Lakeland Networks will formally announce the expansion of their fibre optic network into the Town of Gravenhurst.  An information and ribbon cutting event will take place at 10:00am, Howard Johnson Inn, 1165 Muskoka Road South. This event includes a photo opportunity at 11am on Muskoka Road South, outside of the Hotel, under the Gravenhurst sign.

Throughout 2018 Lakeland Networks will be investing approximately $1 million-dollars to build 20 KM’s of Fibre Optic infrastructure within the Town of Gravenhurst.  This project will create the opportunity for local businesses and residents to connect to the fastest internet available in Canada. Lakeland Networks continues to focus its growth primarily in the Muskoka region, for further details please visit our website – www.lakelandnetworks.com.

We’re excited to be announcing the expansion of our fibre optic network.” stated Chris Litschko, CEO of Lakeland Holding.  “The ribbon cutting event marks the beginning of months of development and planning.  The Town of Gravenhurst’ encouragement and support throughout the review process has been invaluable.

Agenda

Date: January 17, 2018

Time: 10am EST

Location: 1165 Muskoka Road South, Gravenhurst, ON P1P 1K6

Event details:

10am – Light Refreshments

10:30am – Project Overview

11:00 – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony/Photo Opportunity

For more information please contact:

Ian Cameron

Lakeland Networks

705-646-1846 x523

icameron@lakelandnetworks.com

 

 

Company Profile

Lakeland Networks, a division of Lakeland Energy Ltd. was created in 2010 as a full-service internet service provider. Using the most advanced technologies in fibre optics, Lakeland Networks can provide the fastest internet available anywhere, as well we offer services ranging from wireless internet, site to site networking, phone, hosted PBX and IT support.

Lakeland Energy Ltd. was founded in 2000 to support the maintenance and repair of streetlights, offer tankless and conventional water heater rentals, IT Support and to establish an Internet Service Provider division.

With assets of $120M and annual revenues of $61M Lakeland Holding Ltd. is 100% municipally owned by the towns of: Bracebridge, Huntsville, Parry Sound, Burk’s Falls, Magnetawan and Sundridge. The Holding company has three subsidiary companies: Lakeland Power (electricity distribution), Bracebridge Generation (environmentally friendly electricity generation) and Lakeland Energy/Networks (Information Technology and Fibre to the Home & Business).