Cable & Telecom

Freedom Mobile’s network upgrades make it easier to BYOD

CALGARY – Shaw’s Freedom Mobile has announced plans to deploy its recently acquired spectrum to enhance its network in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton.The company said Thursday that the move will improve Freedom Mobile's LTE-Advanced network performance, especially in dense urban areas, and support nearly all LTE devices currently in use in Canada, making it easier for Canadians use their own devices on its LTE-A network.These latest network upgrades – specifically deploying 2500 MHz spectrum and “refarming” a portion of its existing AWS-1 spectrum – are already underway, and are expected to be completed by early December 2017 in Western...

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.