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Last Updated: 2012-09-11

Samara Networks Inc.

Company information

Legal Name:   Samara Networks Inc.
Operating Name:   Samara Networks Inc.
Mailing Address
210-128 Hastings St W
VANCOUVER, British Columbia
V6B 1G8
Telephone: (778) 997-9451
Website URL: 

Contact information

Colin Doylend
  Title:   Partner/Associate
  Area of Responsibility:   Government Relations
  Telephone:   (604) 338-8543
Keith Hayes
  Title:   Partner/Associate
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive
  Telephone:   (604) 910-7490
Don Towner
  Title:   Partner/Associate
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive
  Telephone:   (604) 220-5126


Company description

Samara Networks, which is owned and controlled by Aboriginal people, enables a vision of technology which is driven to supporting the full integration of technologies and development of ICT business opportunities that provide economic benefits and ultimately improve the quality of life for all First Nation communities in B.C. and throughout the rest of the Canada. Orchestrated and led by an experienced, strategic, execution-oriented management team, Samara Networks will leverage extreme experience in all facets of technology, robust industry relations and a vast array of leading-edge product lines for data, voice and network communications, including required infrastructure equipment for solutions in large scale mobile workforce and metropolitan scale environments. Samara Networks has expanded upon its current experience and resources with key partners as well as industry alliances to address all technology requirements as a complete integration partner delivering full capabilities for network applications, infrastructure, communications, mobility and managed services.  
Country of Ownership: Canada  
Year Established: 2012
Exporting: No  
Primary Industry (NAICS): 541510 - Computer Systems Design and Related Services
Alternate Industries (NAICS): 517111 - Wired Telecommunications Carriers (except Cable)
517210 - Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
518210 - Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
541690 - Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
Primary Business Activity: Services  
Number of Employees:
Aboriginal Firm: Registered Aboriginal Business under the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB)


Product / Service / Licensing

Product Name: Network and Application Product Sales
- Agnostic – Utilizing appropriate technology to deliver the complete solution to customers
- Greater than 1400 technology vendors
- Multi-national relations such as Motorola, Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, IBM, HP, Dell, Johnson Controls, etc

Service Name: Consulting Services
- Grant writing (knowledge transfer)
- Application format for contracts
- Technical writing
- Certification process management

Service Name: Engineering and Design Expertise
- Wired infrastructure (fiber to curb / fiber to home)
- Last mile capability (wireless point-to-point / point-to-multi point / mobility)

Service Name: Knowledge and relations with enhanced solution vendors
- Video surveillance
- Back haul OEMs
- Mesh OEMs
- Software solution vendors (ISVs)

Service Name: Managed Services / Solution Capabilities
- Data Center ownership
- NOC management
- Data services (voice, data and video)
- Network management

Service Name: Ongoing Project Enhancements
- Network expansion and technology upgrades
- New usage models
- Interoperable network solutions

Service Name: Overall Project Management
- Project time line design
- On site management
- Team management

Service Name: Physical Build Capability
- Ground resources / fiber build
- Bucket trucks and ground troops
- Tower capabilities / build experience
- Integration

Service Name: Professional Services
Our professional services organization has significant experience providing personnel and support to large scale public and private organizations. We can provide expertise in the following areas:
• Operational assessment
• Capital project assessment
• Network Planning, Design and Implementation
• Tier 1/2/3 Technical Support
• Call Center Set-up and Knowledge Transfer
• Operational efficiency planning
• Project Management
• Business Analysis
• Trouble Remediation

Service Name: Technical Support, Maintenance
- Technical Projects Pre / Post build out
- Service Level Agreements
- Service Contracts

Service Name: Technical Training
- Knowledge Transfer
- Technical Certifications



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