Cable & Telecom

Massive MIMO deployment takes Verizon one step closer to 5G

IRVINE, CA - Verizon and Ericsson have teamed up on their first deployment of FDD (Frequency Division Duplexing) Massive MIMO (Multiple Input – Multiple Output) on Verizon’s wireless network in Irvine.The companies said that the move is a major stepping stone towards 5G service.  The Massive MIMO deployment will improve spectral and energy efficiency, increasing network capacity for current devices in the market, continues the announcement.  Other network enhancements are expected to provide higher and more consistent speeds for using apps and uploading and downloading files.Running on a 20 MHz block of AWS spectrum, the Massive MIMO deployment involved 16...

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.