Seaside Communications

Seaside Communications is a Canadian cable television and telecommunications company. In 1975, Seaside was established in Sydney, Nova Scotia, when it was issued a cable licence from the CRTC.[1]

Seaside Communications
TypePrivate
IndustryTelecommunications
Founded1975
(as Seaside Cable TV. Ltd.)
HeadquartersSydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Key people
  • Dean Abbass, Business Manager
  • Shane Ferguson, Network Manager
  • John MacNeil, Cable Infrastructure
  • Barbara Hayes, Advertising
Products
Number of employees
100 (2015)
Websitewww.seaside.ns.ca

ProductsEdit

Digital, high-definition television and analog television, high speed internet, home phone.

Service areasEdit

Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Reserve Mines, Louisbourg, Baddeck, Nova Scotia, St. Peter's, Nova Scotia and surrounding communities such as Albert Bridge, Hornes Road, Hillside, Hills Road, Marion Bridge, Carabin's Trailer Park, Main-à-Dieu, Neal Cove, Bateston, Catalone and Catalone Road.

Company historyEdit

1975 Seaside Cable TV Ltd.
1984 Seaside Cable TV (1984) Ltd. (Ownership Change)[2] 1988 Seaside expands to the communities of Albert Bridge, Hornes Road, Hillside, Hills Road, Marion Bridge, Carabin's Trailer Park, Main-à-Dieu, Neal Cove, Bateston, Catalone and Catalone Road.[3]
1991 Seaside acquires River Bourgeois Cablevision Limited.[4]
1992 Seaside acquires Baddeck Cable T.V. Company Ltd.[5]
1992 Seaside acquires St. Peter's Cablevision Limited.[6]
2000 Seaside Communications Inc. (Name Change)
2006 Seaside adds Video on demand (VOD) services to its lineup.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canadian Cable Providers - TV/Video". Tv.about.com. 2013-02-23. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  2. ^ "ARCHIVED - Decision CRTC 84-597". Crtc.gc.ca. 19 July 1984. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  3. ^ "ARCHIVED - Decision CRTC 88-102". Crtc.gc.ca. 16 February 1988. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  4. ^ "ARCHIVED - Decision CRTC 91-421". Crtc.gc.ca. 27 June 1991. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  5. ^ "ARCHIVED - Public Notice CRTC 1992-23". Crtc.gc.ca. 1992. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  6. ^ "ARCHIVED - Decision CRTC 92-278". Crtc.gc.ca. 21 May 1992. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  7. ^ "ARCHIVED - Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2006-508". Crtc.gc.ca. 2006-09-13. Retrieved 2013-03-31.

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