Norm Slater Retires After 40 Years in the Industry

Norm Slater

PETERBOROUGH, ON — August 11, 2016 — Capella Telecommunications Inc. today announced that its founder and President Norm Slater has decided to retire after 40 years in the industry. Norm joined Cablesystems Engineering (the forerunner of Rogers Engineering) in 1976 after graduating from the University of Western Ontario in Engineering. He was involved in the engineering of cable plant as Rogers expanded into the US marketplace in the early 80’s, and eventually joined Comlink supporting customers deploying technically complex systems.

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Capella Telecommunications Inc. Announces Acquisition of Incospec Communications Inc.

September 15, 2015 – PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO: Capella Telecommunications Inc., a Canadian full service distributor to the Canadian telecommunications industry, announced the acquisition of Incospec Communications Inc., a Montreal based telecommunications distributor and systems integrator.

Norm Slater, president of Capella, stated that “the acquisition furthers Capella’s commitment to the Canadian industry. It broadens our line of products but more importantly adds additional resources to address the rapidly evolving technology being deployed within our industry. Incospec’s presence in the Canadian broadcasting market with products such as GatesAir is a major contribution to Capella. The addition of products such as Verimatrix will expand our ability to service the growing IPTV and OTT markets.” With the acquisition, Capella now offers out of warranty repair services, Montreal warehousing, and enhanced engineering services.

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PeerApp Teams With Capella Telecommunications to Bring Local Content Delivery Solutions to Cable and Telecom Operators in Canada

Exclusive Agreement Enables Capella to Offer PeerApp Solutions That Improve Quality of Online Gaming, TV Programming and Other OTT Streaming Video Experiences

NEWTON, MA and PETERBOROUGH, ON – PeerApp, a global leader in helping network operators accelerate and optimize content delivery, and Capella Telecommunications Inc. today announced a partnership to offer local content delivery capabilities to cable and telecom operators in Canada. This exclusive agreement with Capella, disclosed in advance of the companies’ participation next week in the CCSA Connect 2015 Conference in Quebec City, allows PeerApp to expand its growing presence throughout Canada, including underserved rural areas.

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Capella Telecommunications Inc. Introduces Deborah Mitchell As New Channel Sales Manager

Capella adds to its team promoting Teo’s integrated technology to VoIP and Unified Communications resellers.

PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO March 18 2015 — Capella Telecommunications Inc, a leading Canadian distributor of voice, video and data systems today announced that Deborah Mitchell has joined the company as its new Channel Sales Manager.

Focussing on Teo Technologies’ Unified Communications platform and endpoints, Deborah will be building and
supporting Capella’s network of value-added-resellers.

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SMC Networks Partners with Capella in Canada

Resell agreement covers SMC’s Veloxite™ DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modems, eMTAs and Wireless Gateways.

IRVINE, California / PETERBOROUGH, Ontario (July 7, 2014) – SMC Networks, a leading global provider of customer premises equipment (CPE) for the complete digital home, today announces it has signed a reseller agent agreement with Capella Telecommunications to distribute SMC’s Veloxite family of DOCSIS 3.0 cable modems, eMTAs and wireless gateways to Tier 2 and Tier 3 operators in Canada.

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Monroe Electronics Helps Canadians Access Emergency Alerts

Peterborough, Ontario and Lyndonville, New York — March 7, 2014 — Capella Telecommunications Inc., a leading Canadian distributor of voice, video and data systems announced today that Rogers Communications Inc., one of Canada’s largest providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telecoms, has chosen the Monroe Electronics messaging platform to provide emergency public alerts in select markets across Canada. Monroe’s OneNet filters and forwards targeted alerts from Canadian authorities, enabling customers in affected regions to receive emergency alerts and instructions, in visual and audio formats, and in multiple languages. Capella is the exclusive distributor for Monroe-Electronics emergency messaging platforms in Canada for cable TV, broadcast TV and radio operations.

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InnoTrans’ Introduces ChroMux Full Band 16 Wavelength Node Segmentation Solution

San Jose, Calif., August 22, 2013 — InnoTrans Communications’ ( introduces its ChroMux 16 wavelength node segmentation suitable for deep HFC segmentation architectures

The ChroMux solution utilizes InnoTrans’ innovative Chromadigm full band transmitter with its patented chirp free and clipping mitigation technology to transport 32 wavelengths, 16 downstream and 16 upstream, on a single fiber in the 1550nm C band window. The ChroMux full band node segmentation solution provides operators with the ability to do node segmentation in both forward and reverse directions on one fiber. For passive systems, a sixteen wavelength full band of analog and digital signals can be transported up to 30 Km, while an all-digital QAM loading can be transported up to 50 km. Further reach can be obtained with optical regeneration using InnoTrans’ I-HUB field optical amplifiers (EDFAs).

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Capella Telecommunications named distributor for InnoTrans in Canada

July 4, 2013 – PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO: Capella Telecommunication Inc. has announced that they have
recently become the Canadian distributor for InnoTrans Communications Inc. products and solutions. According to Norm Slater, President of Capella, “Capella has a history of introducing leading edge equipment to the Canadian marketplace and is pleased to continue this history with InnoTrans. We believe the compelling technical performance offered by InnoTrans coupled with Capella’s strong technical expertise will offer great value to Canadian operators in this highly competitive time in our industry.”

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