Cable & Telecom

AT&T move could mean far more useful 700 MHz spectrum here, too

WASHINGTON – American wireless giant AT&T told the Federal Communications Commission it will support interoperability in the lower 700MHz band, the so-called A Block, starting in the fourth quarter of 2015. “Challenges in the lower 700 MHz band have left the 700 MHz A Block vulnerable to interference and largely undeployed. Now, under the leadership of Chairwoman (Mignon) Clyburn and her staff, an industry consensus has emerged that offers a path to achieving interoperability in the band,” said Joan Marsh, AT&T vice-president-federal regulatory, in a company release. “AT&T, for its part, has committed to investing considerable time and resources to...

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.