Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation

Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation, 
Slocan Valley, BC

Prime Contractors Connecting Rural Communities
to Fibre Optic Internet

Scope of Work

> Prime Contractor
> Regulatory Agent
> Design-Assist Services

> 125km FIbre Optic Cabling
> Aerial & Tower Fibre Optic Installations
> Directional Drilling
> Trenching & Plowing
> Microducts Installations


Project Description

Columbia Basin Trust has achieved a significant milestone by expanding its broadband network in the South Country, adding 60 kilometers of high-speed fibre optic cable between Jaffray and Roosville. This infrastructure enhancement enables internet service providers to connect to the regional backbone, improving the quality of their connection and enhancing the services they offer to their customers. Furthermore, the Trust is nearing the completion of another expansion project in the Slocan Valley, spanning 125 kilometers and reaching just north of Nakusp.


Prime Contractor Regulatory Agent

AxisTech was the telecommunications infrastructure prime contractor and regulatory agent for 125km fibre installation, delivering aerial and underground blown fibre.

Design-Assist & Consultation

AxisTech’s RCDD provided continuous design-assist services for Columbia Basin’s fibre optics installation, ensuring efficient and effective placement of 72 strand singlemode fibre cables.


Subcontracting & Management

AxisTech provided a range of services for CBBC’s rural fibre optics installation, including trenching, directional drilling, aerial and tower installations, and regulatory agent and AHJ services.


Project Oversight

AxisTech provided project oversight for CBBC’s main fibre optics backbone, ensuring that all installations complied with regulations and met safety standards, enabling seamless communication among communities.

Aerial Fibre Installations

AxisTech successfully installed aerial FOSC sealed enclosures in an outside plant network, providing efficient fibre optics management and high-speed internet to rural areas with challenging terrain.

Fibre Optics Server Room

AxisTech installed cabling systems and termination for the Fibre Optics Server Room and POP building for the CBBC project, ensuring reliable high-speed connectivity and rural internet services.

Microducts Installations

AxisTech delivered underground blown fibre in microduct for fibre optic installation, showcasing their expertise in advanced telecommunications infrastructure.

Remote Fibre Installations

AxisTech provided remote fibre optics installations for CBBC’s 125km network expansion in the Slocan Valley, improving internet access for rural communities in BC.

Success Story

Columbia Basin AxisTech FibreOptics web

Project Overview 

Axis Technical Services takes great pride in its involvement in these remarkable initiatives. As a Prime Contractor, we successfully delivered both aerial fibre and underground blown fibre in Microduct, showcasing our capabilities. These projects combined amounted to over 100 kilometers of new fibre optic infrastructure, equipped with a 72-strand singlemode fibre cable that can support a wide range of services for the foreseeable future. Despite facing challenges such as material and labor shortages, our dedicated team ensured the delivery of a high-quality project

AxisTech Team Fibre Optics Vancouver, BC

Fibre Optic Service Areas

Located in Burnaby, BC Canada, we at Axis Technical Services are proud to supply premium branded products and installation. We also supply audio visual / video installations and support services in the Greater and Metro Vancouver Areas including: Vancouver, West Vancouver, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Langley, Surrey, Burnaby, North Vancouver, Richmond, Port Moody, Maple Ridge, Delta, White Rock and more.

> Call 604 559 AXIS (2947) or email ROI[at] to schedule a needs assessment with our management team