Telecon acquires Alberta’s Unified Systems Group and consolidates its presence in the West

Montreal, December 4, 2018 – Telecon, the national leader in telecommunications network infrastructure services (designing, building and connecting networks), today announced the acquisition of Unified Systems Group, a leader in end-to-end structured wiring solutions from Alberta.

“With over 110 highly skilled employees, Unified Systems Group will allow Telecon to strengthen its presence in Western Canada, a key strategic growth market to continue its expansion as a national player in enterprise connectivity solutions”, explained Daniel Robillard, Senior Vice-President, Connectivity and Enterprise at Telecon.

Unified Systems Group will integrate the Telecon Enterprise portfolio and join the existing Enterprise service offer with operations in Quebec, in British Columbia, in Ontario (Marcomm) and in Atlantic Canada (Plexus).

“The Unified Systems Group team is excited to join the Telecon Group, the national leader in telecommunications network infrastructure services. This new association will allow Unified Systems Group to leverage Telecon’s national resources and partnerships and offer geographical expansion to its existing customer base”, added Ed Taaffe from Unified Systems Group.

Telecon Enterprise will go to market as Unified Systems Group in Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Fort McMurray, leveraging Unified Systems Group’s strong reputation, relationships and leadership in the industry.

Jason Burke will continue to manage the Unified Systems Group team under the leadership of Daniel Robillard, Senior Vice-President, Connectivity and Enterprise at Telecon. As founder of Unified Systems Group, Ed Taaffe will continue to share his wisdom with the team on a daily basis and will play an active role in the development of the OSP and industrial services.

About Telecon Inc.
Founded in 1967, Telecon is Canada’s leading telecommunication network infrastructure services provider. The company leverages its national presence, 3,250 employees, client relationships and 50-year history to offer industry-leading design, locate, infrastructure and connectivity solutions to telecommunication companies and corporate clients nationwide. For more information, visit

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For more information:

Daniel Robillard
Senior Vice-President, Connectivity and Enterprise
Phone: 514 910-9386
Email: [email protected]

Anne-Marie Desautels
Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications
Phone: 514 356-6202
Email: [email protected]

Ed Taaffe
Unified Systems Group
Phone: 403 686-8066
Email: [email protected]