Cable & Telecom

Huawei ban threatens to delay far north wireless, rural broadband plans

Iristel is sticking with Huawei partnership, but moving slowly on deployment By Ahmad Hathout MARKHAM – Independent network operator Iristel will await a decision by the federal government on whether Huawei will be allowed to participate in the country’s 5G networks and is, in the meantime, not moving off its decision to partner with the Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer. However, the company said it’s handling roll-out of the equipment cautiously. On Wednesday, the United Kingdom announced that it will ban the use of Huawei from its 5G network and carriers must remove the company’s equipment from their 5G apparatuses by...

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.