Telecommunications, Media and Information Technology Company
Quantum Group, a emerging telecom group that has
focused primarily on satisfying the rapidly growing broadband
and other communications needs of North & South American and
emerging market countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and
South America. From a modest beginning in the early 80's,
when the company operated as an advisory firm
providing telecommunications consultation to several global
companies, a Quantum company called Halifax Communications Company
, has transformed itself into a local services
provider company (CLEC) and a backbone carrier with several projects in Canada, wherein
the company is acting as the Operator of the telecom services.
Since 1999 , a Quantum Group's subsidiary, Halifax Communications Company,
with offices in London, Ontario has been developing backbone
network as well as providing retail services to small business and
residences in several small & medium size cities in Canada. It
has developed the network with governmental & community
relationships in towns along the entire Trans-Canadian railroad,
highway and waterway right of ways from coast to coast in Canada.
It also has right of ways to give access to several towns to
provide broadband communications services. The Company's regional
networks will link to the backbone of the major US and Canadian
telecommunications companies' SONET (SDH) and DWDM fibre backbone
networks in North America. The Company initially leased the
network but now is also in the process of the installation of 3400
kilometer of dark and lit fiber including the installation of
optical ADMs, optical switching equipment as well as providing ATM
, frame relay and multimedia services for a redundancy, efficient
and robust infrastructure in 2003. In addition, to this backbone,
it is also rolling out a Fiber-to-Home network in Manitoba and
Ontario in 2003.
The Company focuses on this unique growth potential by providing
these non-urban territories with the ideal marriage of the state
of the art technology with the customer need. The company's area
of expansion is mainly in the small and medium sized cities of
countries where the major established telecommunications companies
(including the local PTTs) have under-served.
Each of these telecommunications projects range from $5 million
to $150 million and transgress the field of telecommunications
into media and information processing industry.
The Company has a diversified portfolio that covers the founding,
development, staffing and corporate growth of several start-up
ventures as well as established successfully expansion capital
of telecommunications and IT companies.
Quantum operates by forming partnerships, joint ventures and
other relationships in consortium with local partners in each
country and several foreign equipment and technology partners
for each of its projects. It has special long term relationships
in each of the countries with political and commercial entities
to facilitate these major projects.
With the backing of two major private equity funds as well as
partnerships with the major Hydro companies in Canada , it is
poised to become the first coast to coast Integrated
Communications Provider (ICP) which has partnered with the
profitable model of cooperating with the local hydros to get local
access to every home in the rural Canada. The total project
rollout of the company exceeds US$500,000,000 and is backed by
major Canadian and US banks and equity funds.