Cable & Telecom

CTS 2018: It’s not easy to bring wireless to the top of the world

TORONTO – The most northerly community in North America is Grise Fiord, one of the coldest inhabited places on Earth which is only reachable by air. But now, thanks to the hard work of Bell technicians, the 129 inhabitants are feeling a little less isolated thanks to the new LTE cell tower there.Stephen Howe, executive vice-president and chief technology officer at Bell provided the chilling story to a lunchtime audience on the last day of the 2018 Canadian Telecom Summit on Wednesday.Just how far north is Grise Fiord (which means “pig inlet” in Norwegian)? It’s hundreds of kilometres north 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.