Supporting a Champion

Supporting a Champion

Silo is proud to have sponsored Cory Turner, 2018’s Southern Ontario Sprints (SOS) Champion, for the past 3 years. Cory races in the 360 Sprint Division, “360” referring to the size of the car’s engine. He competes in the SOS races, and he races at his home track, Ohsweken most Fridays. This past year was […]

Fireworks

2018 Highlights

BETTER WIFI In 2018 we created a solution to solve a problem that many of our customers were facing with their routers at home. We can’t count the number of times that customers needed help with their routers. Before, this meant calling router manufacturers, suffering through long wait times, and not always getting the answers […]

Rick Clark

Rick Clark’s Staff Profile

As Network Services Supervisor, Rick Clark wears many hats and supports many teams at Silo. “I supervise the tech support team and provide support for the field staff, I support the office staff with some internal IT, I interface with vendors and partners for third-party products and solutions, and I am part of the network […]

Potatoes

The Holiday Season at Silo

This year the holiday season at Silo has been filled with fun and festivities! We kicked off our annual food drive with a pajama and hot cocoa day for staff to enjoy. On this day it was announced that Silo staff would each be given $30 to buy food to kick off the drive. Staff […]

Nathan

Nathan’s Staff Profile

It’s telling that how Nathan Hodder describes his role of field technician is just what Silo’s mission has been from the beginning. “I bring Internet to rural areas, homes that don’t have many options for Internet,” he explained. Nathan was attracted to the position because of his long love affair with technology. “When I was […]

Wifi Testimonial

WiFi Testimonial

Paula Misner shared her Managed Home WiFi testimonial with us. When Paula’s house got hit by lighting she lost her Internet connection. “Silo sent a technician who let us know that our router got hit too.” Paula’s router was toast. Luckily, this presented an opportunity for her to make a change and try Silo’s Managed […]

New towers installed

Silo equips new communication towers with next gen technology

Silo has invested in three new communication towers as part of our larger initiative to deploy next generation LTE equipment to better serve our rural customers. As time goes on, we look forward to trialing next-generation 5G technology utilizing this new platform. These 300 ft carrier-grade towers will not only make room to add more […]

Jonathan Silverthorn

Jonathan’s Staff Profile

Jonathan Silverthorn’s first experience with the business services side of Silo was actually through his wife! “My wife worked for a business where Silo was installing a PBX system and she noticed they were hiring,” he explained. In a stroke of serendipity, Jonathan ended up being the perfect fit for the role of Business Development […]

Watching Video

What Internet connection is required for video streaming?

The first online streamed media was a radio broadcast of a baseball game all the way back in 1995. Video streaming came next with many different startups creating competing software. You may remember the most popular of these early streaming software – a little program known as Flash which gained massive popularity in the mid-2000s […]

Taking up Space

Silo is taking up more space!

After just four years we have already outgrown our new digs! While we were once only renting half of the large building, on Sage Crt in Brantford, we have now expanded into the whole thing! The second half of our building brings Silo to a total of 9 in-use offices and 6 in-use cubicles. We […]

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