Cable & Telecom

Canada’s deepest LTE network brings IoT to gold mine

ABITIBI-TÉMISCAMINGUE, QC - Ericsson and Ambra Solutions have delivered Canada’s deepest underground LTE network for the Agnico Eagle mining site known as LaRonde in Abitibi, Quebec.Located three kilometers below the surface, the LTE network will provide data and voice mobility services across the site and enable several Internet of Things (IoT) use cases to improve safety and mining operations, reads the news release.Unlike other options, LTE networks enable many smart mining related tasks for open pits or underground mines, such as allowing IoT sensors and devices to monitor, operate and collect data throughout the mining site.  These could include the...

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.