Next Generation Network Success Stories

Next Generation Networks open up an entire world of new opportunities, in how we work, learn, communicate, shop, find information and entertain ourselves and our families.  The success stories listed here are just a few examples of how Axia's Next Generation Network Solution is transforming how people connect with their world:

 

Bringing Ponoka's Stampede Spirit Home

Every year in late June or early July, stampede fever sweeps the Central Alberta town of Ponoka, and one of the highlights is the annual parade. Although the logistical challenges made it impractical for residents of the Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury to join in the community spirit on the parade route, Axia and Alberta's SuperNet provided a way to bring the parade home to them.

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SuperNet Brings Improved Health Care to the Siksika Nation

Tyler White, Chief Executive Officer for the Siksika Nation Health Services, has seen firsthand the difference the Alberta SuperNet can make in the health and well-being of a community.

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School Division Realizes Benefits of Managed Security Service

When Armand Brockhoff, Network Systems Analyst for the Lloydminster Catholic School Division, decided a Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution was required in order to allow their administrators access to the network servers during a recent website redesign, he didn’t realize it would lead to a complete overhaul of their network security.

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Alberta Students Take Voyage to the Past

Visitors who wander the galleries of the Glenbow Museum find themselves on a voyage through history. Carefully preserved moccasins and items of clothing are juxtaposed with traditional and contemporary First Nations artwork. Audio recordings of political figures echo past images of pioneers, explorers, entrepreneurs. It’s a rich, varied and extensive collection – and the Glenbow wanted to find a way to share that wealth with Albertans who couldn’t visit the downtown Calgary museum in person.

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Marigold Secures a Stronger Connection

Three years ago, two thirds of the libraries in the Marigold Library System only had access to dial-up Internet.  Today, Marigold offers high speed broadband connections in all its locations, with AxiaSecure™ perimeter protection service ensuring the security and stability of critical sites.

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Milk River's Rebirth

Two years ago, the Town of Milk River was in serious decline: people were moving out and businesses were suffering. Today, the town is undergoing a rebirth – and at least one local businessman credits the arrival of the Alberta SuperNet and high-speed Internet access as a key factor in that turnaround.

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Redwater Renaissance

Judy Dewald knows first-hand how the Alberta SuperNet is making a difference in rural Alberta communities. She sees and experiences its impact every day as director of the Redwater Public Library, about 45 minutes northeast of Edmonton.

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