Cable & Telecom

Not-exactly-new public-private 5G partnership will help Canada compete in “global innovation race”

OTTAWA – The federal government announced Monday it will help Canada's 5G communications development by contributing to a previously announced public-private partnership designed to boost economic growth driven by 5G technology.The $400 million partnership, dubbed Evolution of Networked Services through a Corridor in Quebec and Ontario for Research and Innovation (ENCQOR), originally announced in the fall of 2016 by the two provincial governments, will see the federal government and the provincial governments of both Ontario and Quebec chip in $66.7 million each for a total of $200 million. Tech companies Ericsson, Ciena Canada, Thales Canada, IBM Canada and CGI will...

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.