VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 22, 2016) - LITE ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES INC. (the "Company") (CSE:LTE)(OTC PINK:LTCCF), a totally integrated fibre optic solutions provider, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Total North Communications Ltd. ("Total North"). Lite Access will train and certify Total North on all aspects of fibre optic deployment solution, including micro-trenching, air-blown fibre and approved reinstatement methodology. Lite Access will also supply microduct, fibre optic components and technology for an initial community fibre deployment project connecting schools, health centres and other Government buildings in Teslin and Carmacks, Yukon Territory, Canada.
Total North is a totally integrated telecommunications company, playing an integral role in the supply and support of communications systems in western and northern Canada. Total North utilizes technology selected from best-in-breed and qualified, dedicated personnel to engineer, deploy, maintain and monitor telecommunications equipment in some of the harshest conditions found anywhere to serve a variety of client types: First Nation, territorial and municipal governments, public utilities, mining and exploration, and small businesses to name a few.
Michael Priest, Chief Commercial Officer of Lite Access stated, "Lite Access is pleased to add the Total North team in Canada to our growing list of global certified technology installers. As a certified installer of our Company's technology, Total North will be able to deploy a wide range of fibre optic connectivity solutions in various methods and infrastructures." Mr. Priest further added, "We now have over 20 certified deployment and technology partners which is one of our key strategic initiatives for delivering growth this year and beyond."
Dan Johnson, Vice President - Business Development of Total North, said, "Providing next generation connectivity has always been a challenge in the remote communities of the north. Our partnership with Lite Access will allow us to continue to enhance communications throughout our operating area. We selected Lite Access as our Microduct and Fiber Optic Deployment Technology partner because of their experience in Northern climates as well as their ability to provide assistance with engineering in conjunction with product procurement. "
About Total North
From inception in 1972, Total North has played an integral role in the supply and support of communications systems in western and northern Canada. Today, that means engineering, deploying, maintaining and monitoring some of the north's premier telecommunications equipment for a variety of client types: First Nation, territorial and municipal governments, public utilities, mining and exploration, and small businesses - to name a few.
Utilizing technology selected from best-in-breed - employees who have the knowledge and commitment to deliver, experience tested by some of the harshest conditions found anywhere and a philosophy anchored by service - we can say with confidence that Total North is well-conditioned to continue to expand our leadership role within our sector. At the heart of this success, we have a team of well qualified, dedicated personnel with a set of core operating principles that guide how we do business.
About Lite Access
Lite Access is a world leader in microduct and fibre optic technologies. Using its specially designed and innovative micro-trench and micro-drill methods of deployment, Lite Access' proprietary microduct technology extends a network provider's ability to deliver true broadband connectivity directly to end-users, such as homes, government and educational institutions, and emergency response facilities. Providing a full portfolio of fibre connectivity solutions for many types of Telecom infrastructure, Lite Access has successfully deployed thousands of kilometres of microduct networks throughout North and South America, the United Kingdom, the Caribbean, Australia and Asia.
Lite Access' products have been deployed in many high profile communication networks including the Whistler 2010 Winter Olympic facilities, builds within the State of New York including Central Park, the Las Vegas strip and surrounding areas of Nevada, fibre to the home at Stanford University and numerous other locations around the globe that have adopted Lite Access as the "solution of choice" for future proof fibre optic connectivity.
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