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Association des fournisseurs de service internet sans fil (CANWISP)

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  • October 01, 2018 3:06 PM | Jonathan Black (Administrator)

    If you find yourself at WISPAPALOOZA  (http://www.wispa.org/Events/WISPAPALOOZA-2018) on Thanksgiving Day and want to talk hockey or CRTC / ISED and a bit of Canadian eh! then come to Fogo de Chão at 360 E. Flamingo Road (https://fogodechao.com/location/las-vegas/).  We'll be meeting there at 7:30PM (Monday, Oct 8).  If you can, let me know beforehand (jblack@canwisp.ca). 

  • August 22, 2018 1:08 PM | Jonathan Black (Administrator)

    The Canwisp 2019 Conference will be held at Hilton Lac-Leamy on March 25-27,2019.  Registration will open in September.  Watch for announcements about the agenda, speakers and pre-conference seminars.

  • June 27, 2018 3:46 PM | Jonathan Black (Administrator)

    We have great news for our membership,


    CANWISP entered into an agreement with JMHI Insurance Group Inc. in March of 2018.  JMHI was approved to create a tailored insurance product for CANWISP.  It is here… as a value-added service to your membership you can now access a customized insurance solution with CANWISP only Discounts!


    JMHI has worked with Travelers of Canada to produce unique Insurance package offerings just for CANWISP members.  It offers multiple levels of coverage based on your size and operation to ensure you only pay for what you need.  The greatest part is the special discounts only offered to our members… 10% off of your cyber coverage plus an additional 10% off your towers!


    JMHI is currently licensed in Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and has a strategic alliance with a Brokerage to service Quebec.  They are currently working on B.C. and are more than happy to work with other Brokerages to ensure you get the CANWISP coverage and rates.


    JMHI is run by Eric Gaudrault who is the Owner, President and Principal Broker.  Eric did a great Insurance for WISP presentation at our last CANWISP Conference in Lac-Leamy.  Personally servicing over a dozen ISP/WISPs and having worked in the Telecom Industry for several years, Eric has a Niche skillset to effectively address our membership’s insurance needs.


    To gain access to the program or if you have any questions please contact Eric directly at: 

                   Email: eric@jmhigroup.ca

                   Tel: 226-312-2020

                   Toll Free: 1-855-236-5644

    We are proud to bring this added value to our members!


  • June 20, 2018 3:49 PM | Jonathan Black (Administrator)

    Safety Code 6 reporting is due annually (in July of each year).  If you need a refresher on what's involved have a look here:

    Safety Code 6 Untangled Presentation

    If you are a Canwisp Member, you can access a spreadsheet that will help you with the calculations in the Member Documents section of the website:

    Member Documents

    Jonathan

  • April 29, 2018 7:06 PM | Jonathan Black (Administrator)

    Our 2018 Conference is now "In The Books".  We had record attendance and great speakers.  Thank you to our Sponsors and Industry Partners.  The Presentations and Photos are available here:

    Canwisp Wrap Up


  • March 27, 2018 9:43 AM | Jonathan Black (Administrator)
    We were very pleased the Ms. Christianne Laizner was able to present to the attendees at the Canwisp 2018 Conference today.  The text of her presentation can be seen here:

    Christiane Laizner to the Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Association of Wireless Internet Providers


  • November 22, 2017 3:34 PM | Jonathan Black (Administrator)

    CanWISP has hired Nordicity to assist CanWISP in developing its submission to the ISED Spectrum 2018-22 Consultation process. Click ISED Consultation
    for more details on the Consultation.

    An eSurvey is an essential part of the research needed to better understand current and anticipated spectrum needs. Nordicity will develop a Research report that will be appended to CanWISPs submission.  If you are a member of CanWISP your designated contact should have already received a personalized email invitation.  If you are not a member of CanWISP we would still appreciate your input (click here).

    The Board strongly encourages the participation of your firm in this survey as the higher the participation, the more credibility CanWISP's submission will carry with ISED and the better the chances for Canadian WISPs to secure much needed spectrum.

    It is essential that each firm designate a single respondent and that the respondent uses a single machine for responses. This will avoid duplicated effort and ensure consistency. This will also enable the respondent to start & stop the questionnaire at any time during the survey period.

    Important note: The survey period will be only 6 days from November 21 to November 27, so please fill out the survey in the next few days.

    Your participation will be greatly appreciated.

    If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.

    Jonathan Black

    jblack@canwisp.ca



  • October 23, 2017 11:43 AM | Jonathan Black (Administrator)

    Here's the 2nd edition of the CanWISP Newsletter.  If there is any topic you would like us to address in the next edition please let us know (info@canwisp.ca).

    CanWISP NEWSLETTER 2017-10 FR.pdf

    CanWISP NEWSLETTER 2017-10 EN.pdf

  • September 15, 2017 10:15 AM | Dan Barnes (Administrator)

    Register now for Lac- Leamy 

    http://www.canwisp.ca/event-2586120

  • May 19, 2017 10:08 AM | Terry Duchcherer (Administrator)

    CanWISP AGM 2018

    Monday March 26th to wednesday 28th 2018

    Hilton Lac Leamy, Gatineau QC


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