Cable & Telecom

CTS 2020: Bains launches consultation on the use of 6 GHz for Wi-Fi

OTTAWA – Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Government of Canada closed the Canadian Telecom Summit by announcing the consultation on a proposal to triple the licence-exempt spectrum available for Wi-Fi by opening up the 6 GHz band to support greater choice and affordability of wireless broadband for Canadians. This proposal will enable new technologies and innovative licence-exempt applications by increasing speed and capacity, he said. “Licence-exempt spectrum allows for an affordable deployment of broadband technology,” said Bains in his speech (pictured above). “With more of that type of spectrum available, rural Internet service providers will have...

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.