Cabco achieves Partner in Customer Excellence designation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  August 1, 2016                                                                                                                                                                               Markham, ON — Avaya has awarded Cabco Communications Group with the Partner in Customer Excellence designation based on the company's superior customer satisfaction as a member of the Avaya Connect program, as indicated by an above average customer satisfaction score among Cabco's customers. Cabco is pleased to be an Avaya Gold-level Partner with MidMarket Unified Communications Expert status in telephony, networking and video products and services. 

Cabco deploys largest Avaya IP Office Phone System in Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  January 13, 2016                                                                                                                                                        

Halifax, NS — Cabco Communications Group is pleased to announce the successful supply, design and implementation of a 1,200 extension Avaya IP Office System - the largest Avaya IP Office to date in Canada!  Installed at a long term care facility in Halifax across multiple buildings, the Avaya system included deployment of desk sets, wireless DECT phones/access points and integration with existing nurse call and emergency systems.

   Cabco an Authorized SHARP Dealer across Atlantic Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 22, 2015                                                                                                                                                                                         Dartmouth, NS — Cabco Communications Group is pleased to announce the company is an Authorized Dealer for SHARP Multifunction Photocopiers, Printers, Imagers and Touch-Screen Interactive Displays across Atlantic Canada.  

This is an exciting complement to Cabco’s products and services portfolio and builds upon the company's full range of technology solutions from pole top to desktop.  Sharp has a long and respected history in Canada with leading edge, highly reliable document systems and technology products for businesses.  Please view the Document Solutions section of Cabco's website at


 Cabco Achieves Silver Level in the Avaya Connect Channel Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 6, 2015                                                                                                                                                                                               Halifax, NS — Cabco Communications Group announced today that it has been named a Silver Partner in the Avaya Connect Partner Program following the completion of all requirements for Solution Expert specialization. The Avaya Connect Silver level shows that the Cabco team has demonstrated comprehensive skills and proven customer satisfaction in the sale and design of solutions based on Avaya technologies with a standard of excellence on which customers and Avaya can depend.     

To attain Silver level status, Avaya channel partners must earn Solution Expert designation in at least two of the categories that are in highest demand by enterprises and midmarket companies. Solution Expert specializations are achieved based on the number of credentialed associates a channel partner has on staff, proven customer satisfaction and successful sales experience. Cabco has satisfactorily achieved SOLUTION EXPERT specialization as Midmarket Unified Communications (UC) Experts, demonstrating superior skill and customer satisfaction in the design of collaboration solutions (including video) for the Avaya IP Office™ Platform.

Cabco has also achieved consistent customer satisfaction scores based on a survey conducted by an independent agency. Avaya Connect Partners’ customer satisfaction scores must be 3.5 or higher to be considered as part of the Silver-level assessment and Cabco scored an impressive average of 4.83.

Cabco sells Avaya IP Office commercial telephony and call center solutions, Avaya Scopia room and cloud-based video conferencing and Avaya networking solutions.  They provide design, implementation, support services, integration services, and professional services to businesses in Atlantic Canada.  Cabco has achieved key Avaya credentials in sales (APSS), implementation (AIPS) and service (ACSS) designations across the Midmarket UC line of products that customers with the highest level of telecommunications expertise, service and value in Atlantic Canada.

Cabco is also pleased to be recognized as the Atlantic Winner of the Avaya President's Club for IP Office in FY2014.

“The business environment is more dynamic than ever. To compete, companies need proven, highly-reliable and flexible technology that’s supported by a skilled, trusted partner. Cabco Communications Group has demonstrated both the expertise and customer excellence that has earned Silver-level status in the Avaya Connect channel program, and helps position them as a trusted partner to our mutual customers.”

Richard Steranka, Vice President, Worldwide Channel Organization, Avaya 

“Avaya is proud to partner with Cabco Communications Group who have built a strong practice around our collaboration solutions in Atlantic Canada for over 20 years. Cabco’s outstanding Unified Communications, Contact Center, Video and Networking skillsets have resulted in an ever increasing list of happy and productive customers from a multitude of industries. I thoroughly endorse the team at Cabco and encourage businesses to talk to them about how they can help drive profits and savings through Avaya’s collaboration solutions.”

Miles Davis, Channel Sales Director, Avaya Canada

About Cabco

Cabco Communications Group provides communications products, services and technology infrastructure for a variety of businesses and institutions across Atlantic Canada. Establishd in 1980, Cabco is the Region’s oldest independent communications infrastructure integrator with offices in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. From outside plant construction and fibre optics, to unified communications, office equipment and security solutions, Cabco customers and partners benefit from the cost savings and convenience of working with one, fully-equipped technology communications partner...from pole top to desktop.

About Avaya

Avaya is a leading provider of solutions that enable customer and team engagement across multiple channels and devices for better customer experience, increased productivity and enhanced financial performance. Its world-class contact center and unified communications technologies and services are available in a wide variety of flexible premises-based and cloud deployment options that seamlessly integrate with non-Avaya applications. The Avaya Engagement Development Platform enables third parties to create and customize business applications for competitive advantage.  Avaya’s fabric-based networking solutions help simplify and accelerate the deployment of business critical applications and services.  For more information please visit


   Cabco achieves SME Expert status, wins Avaya President's Club for IP Office 

September 25, 2014 - Cabco is pleased announce achievement of the SME Expert badge as an Avaya Connect Partner.  This designation recognizes the Cabco Team's commitment to achieving sales (APSS), implementation (AIPS) and service (ACSS) designations that provide our customers with the highest level of telecommunications expertise, service and value in Atlantic Canada. Cabco is also pleased to be recognized as the Atlantic Winner of the Avaya President's Club for IP Office.


   Cabco takes on the Toshiba line in the Maritimes

September 1, 2014 - Cabco is pleased announce becoming a Toshiba partner for the Maritime Provinces. With a full line of telecommunications products, including the Strata CIX phone system line, Cabco is pleased to offer these products to service this Region's small business market.


Fibre Optic Installation and Splicing Division Launched

April 1, 2014 - Cabco is pleased to announce the launch of its new Fibre Optic Installation and Splicing division. This division further enhances Cabco's "pole top to desktop" range of capabilities and complements the company's Outside Plant Construction and Technology Cabling teams. 




Cabco Youth Bursary Program 2014 Launched

April 1, 2014 - The Cabco Helping Kids Get to the Line Program (Cabco Youth Bursary) will provide up to 150 free registration spots for the Doctors Nova Scotia Youth Run on May 17, 2014.  Shaped by a three-year partnership between Doctors Nova Scotia, Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon and Cabco Communications Group, we are helping remove financial barriers that prevent children and youth from participating in the Youth Run. For more information, please CLICK HERE.


Cabco Expands to Newfoundland

March 5, 2014 - Cabco Communications Group is pleased to announce the launch of its new subsidiary company in Newfoundland: Cabco Communication Solutions Inc. Cabco recently acquired certain assets of Clairtel and is pleased to be able to offer our Newfoundland partners and customers the same great service and products, plus much more!  Cabco's full range of communications solutions for business will now be offered to our Newfoundland customers, so please contact our St. John's office at 709-753-8353 today.




CANS Connect Video Conferencing and Distance Learning platform officially launches with support of the Province of Nova Scotia

July 12, 2013 – Cabco is pleased to be working with the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) to launch CANS Connect, a unique high definition video conferencing, collaboration and distance education training platform.

With funding from the Province of Nova Scotia and CANS, CANS Connect is an important technological advancement that enables construction workers and companies across the province to access industry training from their PC or mobile tablet device, without requiring special hardware or a costly commute to participate.

Province of Nova Scotia Press Release

The system at the Dartmouth CANS office, installed and integrated by Cabco, also features two rooms each equipped with a LifeSize video conferencing camera system, featuring a document camera mounted in the ceiling. This permits CANS members the opportunity to conduct multi-party video conferences and content sharing in real time high definition, at a reasonable rate. Members will also be able to rent ports on the system’s multi-point bridge, which will enable interaction with other room-based video conferencing systems located anywhere.

CANS Connect offers CANS members considerable value not only for the ease of access to training, but also an opportunity to collaborate with customers, subcontractors, designers, etc. without necessitating an investment in video conferencing, recording and streaming infrastructure.

For more information about CANS Connect, contact CANS at

For more information about LifeSize Video Conferencing and Distance Learning solutions, contact Cabco at


CABCO only firm in Eastern Canada to be “SIP Certified”

May 30, 2013 – Cabco is pleased to be the first communications integrator in Eastern Canada to have SIP Certified status on its Unified Communications team. This designation demonstrates Cabco’s commitment to offering our customers the very best in innovative products and best-in-class support! SIP technology is the cornerstone of today’s VoIP telephony systems, as well as the latest IP-based video conferencing, security and AV communications products.

SIP School certification is endorsed by the TIA, US Telecom, Avaya and ITSPA.

Congratulations to the Cabco team on achieving their SSCA (SIP School Certified Associate) and SSMP (SIP Sales and Marketing Professional) designations.


Cabco Restructures Executive Team

December 3, 2012 – President and owner, Craig Meredith, announced today that both Darren McCormick and Chad Wiesner have purchased shares to become minority Partners and will be assuming additional executive responsibilities. As Cabco looks to the future, this is a key step in building a long term plan to grow the business and further secure Cabco’s place as the leading communications integrator in Atlantic Canada.


Cabco Supports Feed Nova Scotia

October 29, 2012 – As a proud supporter of Feed Nova Scotia, Cabco is pleased to be part of this year’s Case of Compassion campaign. The holidays are right around the corner, so why not purchase a Case of Compassion and cross the wine lovers off your shopping list? Each year four unique varieties are sold in cases of 12, with 25 per cent of the proceeds going to FEED NOVA SCOTIA. Please check out this year’s fine selection and consider a gift of wine for friends, clients and employees. And of course, don’t forget your own wine cellar. Your purchase will help make the holidays brighter for Nova Scotians in need.


The Construction Association of Nova Scotia Celebrates 150 Years

October 13, 2012 – The Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) held its 150th Annual General Meeting at the Keltic Lodge in Cape Breton. Representing more than 700 large and small companies that build, renovate and restore non-residential buildings, roads, bridges and other engineering projects, Cabco Communications Group is a proud supporter and member of CANS. Also at the AGM, Cabco’s Chad Wiesner was officially added to the CANS Board of Directors and is also Chair of the Innovation and Technology Committee.

Learn more about CANS