Cable & Telecom

5G mobile subscriptions will hit 1B in next six years: Ericsson

5G SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR enhanced mobile broadband will top 1 billion by 2023, according to a new report by Ericsson.The latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report says that 5G will cover more than 20% of the global population six years from now, deployed first in dense urban areas.  The first commercial networks based on 5G New Radio (NR) are expected to go live in 2019, with major deployments from 2020. Early 5G deployments are foreseen in several markets, including the U.S., South Korea, Japan and China.The report also predicts that mobile data traffic will surge by eight times during the...

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.