Cable & Telecom

Bell and Nokia test 25G PON fibre technology

OTTAWA — Bell Canada and Nokia announced yesterday they conducted the first successful test of 25G PON (25 Gbps passive optical network) fibre broadband technology in North America at Bell’s Advanced Technical Lab in Montreal. According to a Bell press release, the trial validates that current GPON (gigabit PON) and XGS-PON (10-gigabit-capable symmetric PON) broadband technology and future 25G PON tech can work seamlessly together on the same fibre hardware being deployed throughout the network today. “25G PON delivers huge symmetrical bandwidth capacity that will support new use cases such as premium enterprise service and 5G transport,” reads the press...

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.