Cable & Telecom

Ice Wireless aims to connect more remote Arctic communities

NASHUA, NH — Parallel Wireless announced Canadian mobile network operator Ice Wireless is deploying its all-IP virtualized radio access network (vRAN) technology to enable cost-effective expansion of wireless broadband services to consumers and businesses in Canada’s far north.Many remote Arctic communities have limited backhaul availability and limited access to power, leaving many potential wireless broadband customers in these locations unable to access services.Parallel Wireless said in a press release that its commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)-based network solution is enabling Ice Wireless to deploy wireless coverage on an accelerated timeline, delivering consumer service offerings by utilizing any available transport and consuming minimum...

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.