TeraSpan and Navigata Offer Vancouver Fibre

TeraSpan Networks and Navigata Communications complete fibre project for Vancouver’s Downtown Core

New fibre link provides broadband access in Vancouver’s core.

Vancouver, B.C. - TeraSpan Networks announced today the completion of a fibre deployment for Navigata Communications providing broadband access to the Georgia St. area of downtown Vancouver. This network represents the fourth deployment of Teraspan technology for Navigata.

"The cost-effective nature of TeraSpan’s technology makes it viable for us to reach a greater range of customers." states Thomas Laird, President and CEO of Navigata Communications. "Plus, this technology provides our customers with high speed broadband connectivity via a Gigabit Ethernet Backbone."

Richard Alban, CEO of TeraSpan Networks states, "This successful deployment of our surface inlaid fibre technology in the downtown core shows that we can deploy quickly and cost-effectively in any urban environment. We are equally pleased to be expanding our relationship with an established partner like Navigata."

About TeraSpan Networks

TeraSpan Networks Inc. is a Vancouver-based fibre optic supplier of cost- effective last-mile fiber optic solutions. TeraSpan's unique 'Surface Inlaid Fibre' offers a rapid, cost-effective method of installing fibre networks in the metropolitan environment. Although current last-mile solutions vary tremendously in the transport mediums and technologies they use, fibre remains the solution of choice in delivering reliable, always-on, high-speed broadband service. Visit TeraSpan at www.teraspan.com for more information. TeraSpan Networks Inc. is an Ignition Point company.

About Navigata Communications

Navigata offers a full range of products to address the telecom needs of businesses, including data networking, high-speed Internet, hosting services, data centre co-location, managed security solutions, long distance, and local phone services. The company has offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec. Navigata is a member of the SaskTel group of companies. SaskTel is the leading full service communications company in Saskatchewan, offering complete wireline, wireless, Internet and e-business solutions over a state-of-the art, digital network.

For more information, please contact:

Rita Nguyen, Navigata Communications
Phone: 877-477-5266
Email: pr@navigata.ca

Michael Priest
Vice-President, Sales and Marketing
TeraSpan Networks, Inc.
Phone: 1.604.684.8711
E-mail: mpriest@teraspan.com