Cable & Telecom

Rogers and UBC extend 5G research partnership through 2025

VANCOUVER — Rogers Communications and the University of British Columbia (UBC) announced today they are renewing their 5G research partnership for an additional four years. This new $4.8-million partnership for 5G research and development projects “will challenge researchers at UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan campuses and Rogers to develop, explore and test new made-in-Canada 5G capabilities in areas such as wildfire management, human teleoperations and emergency response that will help save lives and support the province,” reads a press release. Rogers and UBC first announced a three-year 5G collaboration in September 2018, when they partnered to build a 5G hub on...