Cable & Telecom

5G will have significant economic benefits for both cities and rural communities: CWTA

OTTAWA — Regardless of where they live, Canadians can look forward to enjoying significant economic and quality-of-life benefits as 5G technology is deployed across the country, according to a new study commissioned by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) and conducted by Accenture Strategy.The two organizations today jointly released the findings of the report, Accelerating 5G in Canada — Benefits for Cities and Rural Communities, to coincide with a presentation at the CENGN Summit, happening today in Ottawa.According to a news release issued by CWTA, as Canada gets closer to national 5G deployments, the estimated economic impact will reach $40...