Cable & Telecom

Resource, leadership challenges flagged in discussion about public safety broadband network

Cartt.ca obtained a presentation deck outlining outstanding issues By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA – Public Safety Canada discussed resource and leadership challenges in setting up a dedicated broadband network for emergency responders in a January 2020 presentation obtained by Cartt.ca. Innovation Canada (ISED), which manages federal telecommunications matters, allocated 20 megahertz of the 700 MHz spectrum in 2017 for a wireless network specifically dedicated to address emergency matters including natural disasters, large-scale events, and the implementation of the next generation 9-1-1 system, which will allow callers to send text images and video to responders. But the secure, high-speed wireless communications network,...
 

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.