Cable & Telecom

Rogers 5G demo day: Ottawa next as 5G testing to hit “multiple cities” this year

TORONTO – Rogers Communications has unveiled a multi-year network plan which includes working with Ericsson to bring Canadians even closer to 5G.At an event Monday morning at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, the companies demonstrated live what 5G will be able to do in the not-too-distant future. Participants wore augmented reality (AR) gear to toss a baseball back and forth, virtually shopped in a retail store complete with a haptic feedback device on their hands, and controlled robots showing real-time responsiveness over the internet.Rogers also demonstrated Quad-band Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) on Gigabit LTE to show how LAA (4.5G, if...

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.