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Canwisp Mini-Conference EAST

  • September 18, 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Halifax, NS - Homewood Suites - 1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax

WISPs - Join us on September 18 for a half-day WISP conference in beautiful downtown Halifax.  Get an update on Canwisp activities, meet members of the Board of Canwisp and hear presentations from select vendors.  


12:00  Lunch sponsored by      

1:00PM  Canwisp Presentation

1:45PM  Supporting beyond the Demarc Point 

How many times a day is your Customer Support team asked to diagnose a problem with a customer's WiFi equipment.  You didn't install it and you can't see it or control it.  Cambium will demonstrate their cn Maestro platform that helps you get beyond the 'demarc point' from your Customer Support desk. 

2:30PM  Coffee Break

3:00PM  Rural LTE 

We all understand the mass density advantages of LTE services, from RF efficiencies to a larger subscriber base. This session addresses the other end of the WISP market needs.  Join Baicells as we present rural market needs; how to service low density, large footprint areas and maintain high throughput with LTE and LTE-U solutions. We’ll be discussing the advantages of LTE, its NLOS advantage and system management of an LTE deployment.

3:45PM  Path to higher Capacity Rural Broadband       

4:30PM  Cocktail Reception

Join us for a cocktail reception.  Meet other WISPs, vendors, manufacturers and members of the Canwisp Board of Directors.

6:00PM  Wrap Up

Venue and Accomodations:

Location:  1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax (Homewood Suites)

For hotel room reservations, contact the hotel directly at: 902 422-1391 or 855-331-0334 and reference group booking code: CAN or you may book online at by selecting “Add Special Rate Codes”. Enter CAN in the “group code” field.

This event is open to WISPs and vendors.  We reserve the right to limit registrations.

NOTE: If you are in town the day before the conference (Monday 17th),  some of us are meeting at Alexander Keith’s Brewery ( for a tour at 4:30PM and then heading to Gahan House Harbourfront Pub ( for dinner at 6:00PM.  Let me know ( if you plan on attending either of these events and we can reserve space for you.  Both of these venues are within walking distance of the conference hotel.

General Inquiries

Phone: 613 = 612 = 2019

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