Investment in Next-Generation Wireless Networks is Key to Canada’s Economic Growth and Prosperity: Ghiz
Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) president and CEO Robert Ghiz spoke about the social, economic and environmental impact of 5G at the Wireless World Research Forum’s Huddle 2022 event.
5G is The Foundation For Realizing The Full Potential of IoT
Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) president and CEO Robert Ghiz recently spoke to Innovating Canada about the way 5G connectivity can enable the power of the Internet of Things (IoT).
Canadian Smartphones Twice as Fast With 5G: Report
A new study analyzing 5G’s impact on the global mobile network experience found that Canada remains in the top five out of 100 countries for mobile download speed.
3800 MHz to Be Repurposed for 5G and Rural Wireless in Canada
The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) has announced that 3650-4200 MHz band spectrum will be repurposed to promote rural connectivity and 5G deployment.
New Studies Dismiss 5G Health Concerns
The COVID 19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of broadband connectivity for all Canadians. Yet as Canada’s network operators consistently invest billions to connect Canadians and upgrade their digital infrastructure, some people have voiced concerns about the effects of radiofrequency (RF) energy from wireless networks. Fortunately, scientists and academics around the world continue to show that these concerns are unfounded.
New Minister Appointed to Innovation, Science and Industry Canada
On January 12, former Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne was sworn in as Canada’s new Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry (ISED).
Deployment of 5G Networks Continues Across Canada
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.
Investment in 5G is Key to Canada’s Fight against Climate Change
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.
Canada’s 5G Download Speed Experience Leads the U.S. and Most Other Countries
A new study by mobile analytics firm Opensignal finds that Canadian users enjoy the fastest 5G download speed experience in North America, and among the fastest 5G experiences in the world.
Canadian Government Launches 3800 MHz Auction Consultation
Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) has announced a consultation for repurposing portions of the 3800 Mhz band for 5G services.