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About

Ryko Telecommunications Inc. connects you to a world of information. Founded in 2009, Ryko began operations with the rebuilding of cable systems and has grown significantly to establish a turnkey telecommunication service. With our locations in Regina and Saskatoon, we help residences and businesses of all sizes succeed with the latest technology and reliable fibre optic networks in urban and rural areas throughout Western Canada.
 

Ryko is the premier builder of fibre optic communication networks in Saskatchewan. We are comprised of knowledgeable individuals who are highly experienced in all areas of fibre optic installation and maintenance. Our team members are experts in the field and will successfully carry out the telecommunication services you need. We have earned a reputation for our reliable, top quality work and for consistently delivering on our promises to our customers. Over the years in the communications industry, we have excelled and now specialize, in all facets of the installation of aerial and underground fibre optic and copper cable, and the maintenance and construction of cable systems.

 

We are dedicated to honouring our commitments, establishing lasting relationships with our customers, and finding the best solution to build your fibre optic infrastructure.
 

Ryko is here to meet the demand for high-speed internet connections by bringing fibre optic cable to your home, business, and community.

In December of 2021, Ryko was acquired by WesTower Communications Ltd. a strategic addition to WesTower’s wireline construction and maintenance services offering in Western Canada. WesTower Communications is Canada’s largest turnkey telecommunications construction company and is committed to meeting the dynamic needs of today’s telecommunications, broadcast, and utilities industries. From site development through to commissioning and comprehensive maintenance, WesTower delivers exceptional services in engineering, design, fabrication, construction, project management and Wireline Services for carriers and independent tower operators. WesTower is part of the Exchange Income Corporation (EIC) group of companies.

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Brad Ryan

Partner

Brad’s twenty-five plus years in the cable industry has laid the foundation for his knowledge in the utilities construction industry and his ability to identify the needs of the customer. Brad’s understanding of the cable industry is an integral part in assessing the requirements and skills essential to deliver a quality project.

 

MANAGEMENT

TEAM

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Blair Russell

Partner

Blair has over twenty-two years of experience in IT and telecom industries. His extensive project and team management experience provides Ryko with the structure to ensure that customer needs are met.

 

As the telecommunication industry becomes more IT reliant, Blair’s experience and knowledge in the IT industry positions Ryko to adapt to the changing needs in the
telecommunication industry.

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Drew Malanik

Drilling Division

Drew has over sixteen years of experience in heavy equipment operations. Through his experience he has become an expert in excavating and directional drilling with extensive experience managing projects and crews.

 

Drew manages our south Saskatchewan underground crews ensuring quality and efficiency of our work.

With his vast knowledge he is able to troubleshoot any underground issues that come up during a project and is able to guide our employees in safety and advance their skills.

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Corbin Dunford

Fibre Placement and Splicing

Corbin has over thirteen years of experience in the telecommunications industry. With his extensive knowledge and experience in fibre optics, he trains and mentors employees and manages the pulling/aerial and splicing crew’s workflow.

 

Corbin plays an integral part in upholding Ryko’s high standards in work and safety for our customers while building and maintaining a good working relationship with clients.

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