Cable & Telecom

New Rogers towers to close gaps along B.C.’s Highway of Tears

Funding coming from Connecting British Columbia program, UBF and Rogers TORONTO — Rogers Communications announced today it is expanding its wireless network, including 5G coverage, in British Columbia by building new cell towers along Highways 14 and 16 (known as the Highway of Tears) to provide reliable connectivity on these critical routes. For Highway 16, Rogers along with its 5G partner Ericsson will build 12 new towers to close key gaps and provide 252 kms of new cell coverage along the corridor between Prince Rupert and Prince George, so there will be continuous coverage along all 720 kms of this...

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.