Cable & Telecom

5G: Rogers expands network again, powers first drone flight

TORONTO – Rogers Communications said today it expanded its 5G network into Selkirk and Steinbach, Manitoba, and St. Catharines, Ontario – and it was used it to direct the flight of a drone. Rogers’s 5G network now reaches 173 cities and towns and is the largest 5G network in Canada. The niftier bit of the announcement is Rogers for Business worked with InDro Robotics and the University of British Columbia’s MéridaLabs on Canada’s first remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) flight over a 5G network at the UBC campus in Vancouver. The company said this shows 5G “will enable the ability...

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.