Cable & Telecom

CTS 2018: Xplornet makes the case for inclusive spectrum policies

TORONTO - As 5G (Gigahertz) wireless takes “Canadian broadband to the next level,” Allison Linehan, president of Xplornet Communications, is determined that rural residents won’t be left behind.“Since our inception almost 15 years ago,” he told the audience at the Canadian Telecom Summit on Wednesday (before Minister Bains laid out ISED’s new spectrum plans), “innovation has been pivotal to our progress. Our unique problem has been to give rural Canadians a chance to live where they want to without compromise.”Xplornet currently provides wireless broadband access to about 800,000 rural Canadians across the country through wireless means, whether fixed, mobile or...

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.