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.
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.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) has announced a consultation for repurposing portions of the 3800 Mhz band for 5G services.
CWTA’s new 5G report explains how deploying 5G in Canada will bring important benefits for transportation, agriculture, energy and rural connectivity on a nationwide basis.
Like each generation of wireless technology that preceded it, 5G will bring enormous benefits for the economy and for Canadians’ quality of life. Given the misleading information being circulated about 5G, however, it is getting harder for non-experts to be sure of the facts. The CWTA and 5GCC have put together a short guide to help clear up common 5G safety myths and provide a starting point for those seeking information on the topic in Canada.
At the Canadian Telecom Summit on June 5, Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains announced changes to the 3500 MHz spectrum band, as well as a planned consultation for a 2020 auction.
At the Canadian Telecom Summit in Toronto this month, Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Associations vice-president regulatory affairs, Eric Smith, moderated a panel titled “5G: Evolution or Revolution?”. Speakers included: Alexander Brock, Rogers Communications...
‘Fast and Steady’ Wins the Race: Canadian Wireless Networks Among World Leaders in Both Speed and Consistency
Canada is well recognized as having some of the fastest 4G wireless networks in the world. In addition to speed, however, another factor that contributes significantly to a user’s wireless experience is consistency. A mobile user may experience quick download speeds...