Cable & Telecom

50 years of mobile

TORONTO – Mobile communication has become one of the most important technological innovations of all time and an important driver for economic and social development, said Swedish telecom manufacturer Ericsson today. The company celebrated a half-century in mobile telephony today by marking its introduction of the world's first automatic mobile telephone system in 1956, "a breakthrough that has dramatically changed the way people communicate with each other. Fifty years on, more than 2.5 billion people in the world now own a mobile phone," says the Ericsson release. "Today, mobile communication is part of everyday life for nearly a third of...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.