5G Canada Council
The 5G Canada Council supports a dynamic 5G ecosystem through advocacy,
research and cross-sector collaboration.
5G of “fifth generation” refers to the next generation of mobile wireless standards and technologies. 5G will enable a fully connected and mobile society, and deliver unprecedented benefits to citizens, industry and government.
The 5G Canada Council is a multistakeholder Council with a membership base that includes Canadian wireless carriers, network equipment providers, academia and other product and service providers in the 5G ecosystem.
Accelerating 5G in Canada – The Role of 5G in the Fight against Climate Change
On January 12, former Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne was sworn in as Canada’s new Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry (ISED).
This winter saw next-generation wireless service become available to Canadians across the country, with Bell, Rogers, TELUS and Videotron all operating 5G networks, and Shaw and Xplornet announcing plans for 5G rollouts later this year.
A fast and effective deployment of 5G wireless networks will play a key role in Canada achieving its climate change reduction commitments, according to a new report commissioned by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) and developed by Accenture.