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Rigstar Awarded the Telecommunications Contract for the Coastal GasLink Project

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018
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Rigstar Communications Inc. (Rigstar) is pleased to announce that Coastal GasLink Pipeline LP (CGL) has selected Rigstar as the project Telecommunication Services Provider. The contract will support 10 camps and associated offices along the 670-kilometre pipeline from the Dawson Creek area to the proposed LNG Canada facility near Kitimat, B.C. The pipeline will safely transport natural gas across Northern B.C. to the west coast where LNG Canada will prepare it for export to global markets. Rigstar received the Conditional Waiver Notice and Full Notice to Proceed under its Agreement with CGL effective October 5th, 2018.

Rigstar has spent the last four years engineering and designing a unique and complex remote telecom network solution that will support 20,000+ workers over a 3-year period. To further enhance our commitment to the region and ensure the overall success of the project, Rigstar intends to open a number of remote Field Offices along the route including its’ principal Service Centre in Prince George, B.C.

“The Rigstar Team is excited about the opportunity to work closely with CGL, the Prime Contractors, the first-class Camp Providers and the local and First Nation communities for the duration of the project”, explains Daniel Grisdale, Rigstar’s President & CEO. “Our primary goal is to deliver a unique user experience and provide exceptional customer service to the Remote Office and Camp environments.”

About Rigstar

Rigstar Communications Inc. which operates as Rigstar Industrial Telecom (“Rigstar”), is a privately held Canadian entity that delivers full life-cycle communication services to organizations with expansive and remote network requirements across Canada and the USA. Rigstar is a Non-Dominant Carrier with the CRTC and has been designing, installing and supporting strategic Pervasive Communication Platforms both remotely and in urban environments for over 20 years.

Contacts
Rigstar Communications Inc.
Media Contact:
Kyle Scutt, 403-243-0600
Marketing Coordinator
kyle.scutt@rigstar.ca
www.rigstar.ca

 

Source: businesswire.com

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