Cable & Telecom

Early 5G smartphone users seeing fast downloads, pedestrian uploads, as transition begins

INDEPENDENT ANALYTICS FIRM Opensignal today released a new report which analyzed 5G network and smartphone performance in Korea, the world’s earliest adopter of the new wireless standard.The company’s research shows the average real-world download speed of 5G smartphone owners is 111.8 Mbps – or 48% faster – than users with comparable recent 4G flagship smartphones, and 134% higher than other 4G smartphone users.“However, the maximum speed experienced by 5G smartphone users is much faster than the average download speed. For example in the U.S., Opensignal users have experienced maximum speeds as high as 1.2 Gbps measured against normal content delivery...

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.