Execulink’s 120th Anniversary


Celebrating 120 Years of Awesome!

Welcome to Execulink Telecom's 120th Anniversary Tour, where we'll be commemorating over a century of connectivity, innovation, and community engagement! As we mark this significant milestone, we invite you to explore our rich history spanning 120 years of delivering reliable telecommunications services to Southwestern Ontario. Discover upcoming events across our service areas where we'll be honoring our legacy and the pivotal role we've played in shaping the communication landscape.

Upcoming Community Events

We're hosting awesome Celebration Events in many of our service areas. Are you near one of them?
Dive into ice cream, treats, fun activities for all ages, prizes, swag giveaways and more! No need to register. Drop by to join the festivities.

Turkey Point Event - May 17

 

  • Date: May 17th, 2024
  • Time: 3:00-5:00PM
  • Location: Turkey Point Pavilion – 6 Meadowbrook Avenue, Turkey Point

 

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Port Dover Event - June 7

 

  • Date: June 7th, 2024
  • Time: 1:00PM-3:00PM
  • Location: Port Dover Store – Unit 1B 697 Hwy 6, Port Dover

 

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Burgessville Canada Day Celebration - July 1

 

  • Date: July 1st, 2024
  • Time: 10:00AM-1:30PM
  • Location: 619 Main St. N, Burgessville

 

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Thedford Event - July 19

 

  • Date: July 19th, 2024
  • Time: 1:00PM-3:00PM
  • Location: Thedford Store – 73 Main St., Thedford

 

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Strathroy Event - July 24

 

  • Date: July 24th, 2024
  • Time: 1:00-5:00PM
  • Location: Strathroy Store – 39 Front St E, Unit D, Strathroy

 

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Kettle Point Event - Aug 2

 

  • Date: August 2nd, 2024
  • Time: 1:00PM-3:00PM
  • Location: Kettle Point Plaza; 9111 West Ipperwash Road

 

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Ingersoll Event - Aug 23

 

  • Date: August 23rd 2024
  • Time: 3:00-5:00PM
  • Location: Ingersoll Store – 45 King St E., Ingersoll

 

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Tillsonburg Event - Oct 18

 

  • Date: October 18th, 2024
  • Time: 3:00-5:00PM
  • Location: Tillsonburg Store – 161 Broadway Tillsonburg, ON

 

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Woodstock Event - Oct 25

 

  • Date: October 25th, 2024
  • Time: 5:00-7:00PM
  • Location: Woodstock Store – 1127 Ridgeway Rd, Woodstock

 

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A Historical Timeline of Execulink

In operation since 1904, Execulink Telecom has evolved from a small independent local telephone company into one of the leading telecommunications providers in Ontario.

Roots in Burgessville

Agenda from the annual meeting of the subscribers of the Burgessville Telephone Company (left), and the Burgess Home, location of the company’s first telephone office (right).

Roots in Thedford and Arkona

A classroom learning about telephone technology (left), the Thedford, Arkona and East Lambton Telephone Company’s application response from The Ontario Railway and Municipal Board (centre), and the original patent for incorporation (right).

A Stevens Family Company

A letter thanking CEO Keith Stevens of Hurontario Telephones Limited for his help fixing services after the tornado of 1979 (left), and Keith Stevens (right).

North Norwich Telephones Ltd.

Commissioners of North Norwich Municipal Telephone System pay off the debenture of the telephone systems to the township (left), two NNT newspaper ads (right).

NNT Continued

Signage for the NNT Office (left), a London Free Press article about NNT being 90 years old (top-right), and a NNT installation truck (lower-right).

The Big Merger

An early Execulink logo (left), articles about the merger of Hurontario Telecommunications Inc with Execulink (right).

Finding Our Stride

An article about CEO Ian Stevens and Execulink taking on bigger telecom providers (left), and an early Execulink guide to the Internet (right).

Early Execulink in the Marketplace

Some early Execulink advertising.

A Part of Your Community

An Execulink customer appreciation event and a truck from the 1990s.

Our Woodstock Home

The grand opening of the Execulink head office in Woodstock.

A Fibre Future

Execulink technicians installing Fibre infrastructure.

Our Loyal Customers Say it Best

We're not only celebrating us, we're celebrating you, our loyal customers! Thank you for choosing Execulink.

“Great customer service. I have been with Execulink for many years and will not change. I always refer my family and friends to Execulink!”

Betty

Woodstock

“I have been an Execulink customer for almost 30 years now. I’ve stayed for all these years because of the great customer service and fair […]

Dawn

Brantford

” I have been with Execulink Telecom for 10 years now. Anytime I call this company or have any issues the interaction with customer service […]

Georgia

Hamilton

“So…………..why are we still with you after 30 years. It’s the excellent service we have always received. Your staff are so patient with old foks […]

Lynne

Cambridge

“I have been an Execulink customer for 4.5 years and have never been disappointed with the service. I highly rate this company. Their customer service […]

Peter

Ingersoll