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Montreal-WiFi: Openface connects Montreal to the Internet

Openface provides Internet access to the Palais des Congrès in Montréal which, in turn, becomes the main bandwidth provider for the MTLWiFi project

montreal-wifiMONTREAL, July 9, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – In partnership with the Palais des congrès de Montreal, Openface, a provider of fiber optic connectivity and Internet services for businesses, will provide the bandwidth that powers the MTLWiFi project.

Thanks to an agreement with the Montreal’s Palais des congrès, one of the most reputed facilities in North America for business tourism, Openface provides the main connection that will be used as the 20 Gbps Internet “backbone” for the MTLWiFi project which provides free public wireless Internet access in downtownMontreal and the Old Port.

Denis Coderre (City of Montreal) and Nicolas Philiptchenko (Openface) at Montreal WiFi announcement“It is an honor and privilege for Openface to be able to play a role in the deployment of a project like MTLWiFi” says Nicolas Philiptchenko, Vice-President of Openface, a provider of Internet connectivity and related IP services to businesses. “This project will enhance the digital experience for visitors and citizens alike and we are more than happy in knowing that everyone will benefit from the performance and reliability of the Openface network. ”

Thanks to our partnership with Openface Internet, the Palais des congrès de Montréal is proud to offer all MTLWiFi users a very high quality of Internet” adds Raymond Larivée, President and CEO of the Palais des congrès de Montreal.

Palais des Congrès de Montreal - Openface - Montreal WiFiMore on this subject from:
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About Openface Internet
Openface Internet owns and operates a fiber optic network that covers the greater Montreal area and, through an MPLS network, enables businesses to connect all their service points across Canada. The company’s network is consistently ranked first in Montreal for its performance by NetIndex, who run the popular Speedtest service.

Founded in 1996 in Montreal, Openface has earned an enviable reputation among IT managers for the performance of its network and the agility with which the company deploys and connects businesses. With its headquarters and data center in Montreal and offices in Toronto and Bangkok, Openface employs 50 employees and serves more than 900 large companies, including Sid Lee, Burger King,, CROP, The Palais des congrès de Montréal, Zoom Media and many others.

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