Cable & Telecom

BIG DATA: New research labs aims to help Feds exploit existing spectrum

OTTAWA - The Federal Government is banking on big data to help it make smarter use of the country’s wireless spectrum.On Monday, ISED minister Bains officially opened The Big Data Analytics Centre, a new research facility within Ottawa’s Communications Research Centre that will collect and analyze vast amounts of data on Canada’s wireless spectrum in order to optimize the limited amount available.  Specifically, the research will help the Feds to predict where on the wireless spectrum there are unused radio waves that can help to support wireless networks straining under the current data traffic loads created by Canadians’ use of...

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.