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.

Our Team

Lyle Fabian


Lyle Fabian is the owner of KatloTech Communications, has worked in the IT sector for the past 16 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.

Rick Sparks

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.

Frédéric Hamel

Marketing Strategist

Frédéric Hamel is a senior market strategist for the KatloTech Fiber Project. He is a highly respected financial market strategist consultant with more than 20 years of proven track record of success in researching, developing, and communicating financial strategies and risk management plans to meet various companies’ goals.

Jean-Hugues Ruel

Agronomist and Project Developer

Jean-Hugues Ruel is a senior Agronomist and a project developer for start-up companies. He has worked on different waste-2-energy, infrastructure, and mainly agricultural turn-key projects nationally and internationally. He brings more than 32 years of experience in Katlotech ventures.

Richard Morin

IT System Integration Specialist

Richard Morin is an I.T system integration specialist in the realm of I.T. digital telecom networking. As an RCAF  field engineer, from radio links, and data centers to fiber data backbone links; he initiated, directed, and deployed major international networks ranging from Canadian agencies, European NATO support, Cellular services providers, and African National Security networks.

Project Advisors

Steven Donald


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.