All Press Releases for April 29, 2015

AxisTech Installs Fibre Optics Networks to Benefit First Nations Communities

Helping the BC First Nations Communities with the Integration of Broadband Internet

    VANCOUVER, BC, April 29, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Axis Technical Services Corporation has an educational-based mandate to provide knowledge access to First Nations and rural communities while simultaneously working to increase engagement and to stabilize the speed of the communities' fibre-optic Internet. By operating on large-scale communications infrastructure installation and maintenance projects throughout BC and Western Canada, AxisTech fully understands the significant health, educational and business opportunities for their fellow British Columbians. The AxisTech team is proud to be contributing to the flattening of the learning curve. Please come visit us at Axis located in Booth 82 at the NABOC Prince Rupert, BC from April 28 to 30, 2015

The Top Five Benefits of High-Speed Internet to First Nations + Rural Communities:
1. Improving Health and Wellness (Via rapid Access to Information)
2. Ability to Access Higher Education (Online Learning and Training)
3. Greater Business Opportunities (Economic Development)
4. Local and Global Social Networking (Real-Time News Feeds)
5. Limitless Potential (A Game-changer)

In 2008 only 85 of 203 BC's First Nations communities had access to high-speed Internet. Today 93% of British Columbians browse the internet via a fibre-optic broadband infrastructure. More over, 184 First Nations communities now have complete access to the technology-forward speed and stability of fibre-optics.

The BC Government partnered with Telus, BC Hydro and All Nations Trust Company in late 2014 to ensure the "Nine Island Nations" are wired and Internet-ready for a Brave New World burgeoning with limitless opportunities by 2016. These nations currently have no or limited access to the Internet. The fibre-optic connection will connect the west coast of Vancouver and Vancouver Island from Prince Rupert to Ucluelet

From eHealth to eLearning to business development to social engagement, on a global scale, the BC Government is committed to providing high-speed internet to 100% of British Columbians by 2021.

According to the NABOC website: The National Aboriginal Business Opportunities Conference series is unique in design with a focus on networking and developing fair and equitable business relationships for all involved. Each year, the NABOC series tour stops in Prince Rupert for a 3 day networking event that showcases successful private sector / Aboriginal business ventures.

Established in 2005, AXIS Technical Services (a part of AGC - Axis Group of Companies) was ranked BC's 5th Fastest Growing Company in 2008, and 98th in 2012. Partner, Joana Barbulescu, ranked 48th in 2009, 54th in 2010, and 98th in 2012 on the prestigious list of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs. Bob Fedoruk and Joana Barbulescu are the partners of AGC.

The AGC are dynamic teams of industry experts and accredited personnel, providing integrated and scalable solutions to the communications infrastructure community in Canada. With a goal to position itself as a BC industry leader, AGC specializes in a full range of project capabilities including POL - Passive Optical LAN,
Fibre Optic Installations, Structured Cabling, Data Centres, Wireless Infrastructure, Security Systems, and Audio Visual. Customer Sectors include First Nations, Education, Health Care, Government, Tourism / Hospitality / Entertainment, Resource-based, Media, Biomedical Research, Tourism, Hospitality, and Retail.

AGC - The AXIS Group of Companies, comprised of AXIS Technical Services and AXIS Systems Group, credits ongoing success in part, to its long-term association with BICSI - Building Industry Consulting Service International.

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