Broadband solution by an indigenous-led company for indigenous communities
KatloTech Communications Ltd. (KTC) is a Northern Indigenous-owned business, located in the City of Yellowknife. The long-term vision of KTC is to provide world-class telecommunication solutions through the use of wireless and fiber optic technologies.
Our commitment is to northern communities in helping build sustainable economic business ventures in the telecommunications field, with a focus on fiber optic and wireless technologies. Our main goal is to build strong dependable network solutions, design, and support for northern businesses, and communities.
Lyle Fabian is the owner of KatloTech Communications, and has worked in the IT sector for the past 14 years, and has earned designations as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Fiber Optic Certification (CFOT) from the Fiber Optic Association (FOA). Lyle continues to work towards assisting both the mining industry and First Nation communities in building new IT networks.
Lyle Fabian has played a key role in many projects such as Katlodeeche First Nations' very own fiber-optic network, and the commissioning of DeBeers Canada new Gahcho Kue diamond mine, brining online their fiber optic automated plant network. Including the designed and deployment of a wireless broadband network for the Yellowknives Dene First Nation connecting both communities over a ten-kilometer robust wireless network.
Senior IT Project Management
Rick Sparks is a Senior Partner and Advisor for the KatloTech Fiber Project. He is a highly respected Senior IT Project Management Consultant with more than 30+ years of proven track record of successful planning, designing, managing and implementing large complex ICT infrastructure projects for multiple industry sectors and vertical markets across North America.
He has been instrumental in consistently delivering innovative world-class information technology solutions, network infrastructure upgrades, and business transformation projects. His notable clients include REEF Technologies, Government of Manitoba, Provincial Health Services Authority, Lululemon Athletica, Apple Inc, Apple Canada, Cisco Inc., Motorola Wireless Data Group, GERON Corporation and TELUS to name a few.
Global ICT Business Specialist
Over the past 25+ years, Steven has successfully assisted in implementing multi-million-dollar projects for some of the world’s largest companies.
Established and maintained multiple commercial carrier agreements for Elisa Finland. Project Manager for Fiber/CATV network for Sumitomo Thailand. Set up Deutsche Telekom’s international carrier division in Canada and was appointed as a VP of Global Innovation in Vienna.