Cable & Telecom

ISED approves 3.5 GHz exclusion zones around airports, upsetting telecoms

Telecoms have said this would impact the value of the 5G frequencies  By Ahmad Hathout Innovation Canada said last week it will stick with its proposal to place restrictions on the use of the 3.5 GHz spectrum in areas surrounding 26 major airports, which some of Canada’s telecoms want to deploy 5G wireless networks. The exclusion areas are intended to prevent interference with aircraft altimeters, which use radio signals to guide the airplane to the runway. The large telecoms, including Bell, Rogers and Telus, said Innovation Canada did not indicate before the 3.5 GHz auction in June that the department...

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.