Cable & Telecom

Bell launches AWS-powered 5G edge computing

TORONTO — Having entered into an agreement last year with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to collaborate on 5G edge computing, Bell Canada announced yesterday the launch of public multi-access edge computing (MEC) with AWS Wavelength. Bell says in its press release it is the first Canadian telecom company to offer AWS-powered public MEC to business customers. As part of the companies’ agreement, Bell and AWS are deploying AWS Wavelength Zones across Canada at the edge of Bell’s 5G network, starting in Toronto with additional locations to follow, the release says. “Bell Public MEC with AWS Wavelength embeds AWS compute and...

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.