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Comwave Networks Inc. is a Canadian company that markets telecommunication services. Actual telecommunication services are provided by third party carriers.[2] Based in Toronto and run by president and CEO, Yuval Barzakay, Comwave was established in 1999 and it serves all of Canada. Wholesale services are also provided in the United States.

Comwave Networks Inc.
IndustryService
Founded1999
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario, Canada
Number of locations
1600+
Area served
Canada
United States
Key people
Yuval Barzakay (President & CEO)
ProductsTelephone services
Voice over Internet Protocol
Internet Protocol Television
High-Speed Internet
Number of employees
200[1]
WebsiteComwave's Official Web Page

ServicesEdit

TelephoneEdit

Comwave is the industry leader in Voice over IP (VoIP) and offer home phone services, small business phone lines, mobile calling, and high-speed internet.

Predating Apple's iPhone, beginning in 2004, Comwave offered a bundle of hardware and services, sold as an alternative to traditional phone service known as the iPhone.[3] They no longer offer this service under the iPhone name.

In May 2012, Comwave launched its Hosted PBX platform.[4] Comwave Hosted PBX is a cloud based phone system for business that bundles together Polycom telephones, phone lines, over 40 business class features, long distance and a private digital secure connection, for a fixed monthly fee. Comwave Hosted PBX phone systems are managed by Comwave 24x7 on a secure private connection.

In September 2012, the company launched the ePhone app for Android [5] (now available on iOS as well). This VoIP Softphone app helps users avoid roaming and long distance fees by providing a free alternate telephone number in the North American market of their choice.

InternetEdit

In April 2013, Comwave launched high speed internet services across Canada. Their plans are all inclusive and include modem, dry loop, and in-home installation.[6]

Comwave offers a variety of different internet packages ranging from 30 Mbps - 250 Mbps.

Internet 30 This plans provides super fast high speed data to do the things you enjoy online with speeds of up to 30 Mbps. Surf the net, stream your favorite content and chat with friends… enjoy the internet. With Unlimited Data, there will be no overage charges.

Internet 75 Comwave's Internet 75 plan is designed for large whole-home instant browsing, email, social media and streaming. With it's Unlimited data, download hundreds of pictures and stream HD movies every month without buffering.

Internet 150 Stream, download and surf with ease with Internet 150. This plan offers unlimited high-speed data to share with the whole family and then some. All the download speed you need at a low price and no overage charges.

Internet 250 This plan is ludicrously fast. Have the world at your finger-tips while you stream, download and surf instantly with this unlimited data plan. Internet 250 offers unlimited high-speed data and peace of mind knowing you will never be charged for overage fees!

TelevisionEdit

On September 25, 2017, Comwave Networks announced that the company will enter the television market by announcing their new service named Comwave TV.[7] Due to Comwave solely being a networking company, Comwave's new television service may use IPTV technology. This television technology requires an active internet connection for the use of it.

Comwave offers three different TV packages

'Basic package which includes 30 channels in both english and French

'Gold Package which offers a wide range of channels from basic to premier sport, family, reality, and movie channels. Comwave advertises the Gold package as their best Value for customers.

Platinum Package which offers all the same channels as Gold, plus a wide variety of specialty channels.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "# of locations/# of employees". Crunch Base. Retrieved 2011-04-07.
  2. ^ "Toronto company has dibs on iPhone". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Comwave Launches Hosted PBX - Business Phone System in the Cloud". Newswire.ca. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Comwave announces a new ePhone App for Android". Newswire.ca. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Comwave Launches Unlimited Internet". Newswire.ca. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Comwave - TV - Comwave". Comwave.net. Retrieved 1 August 2018.