Cable & Telecom

Rogers announces commercial launch of 5G standalone network

TORONTO — Rogers Communications announced today it has launched the first commercially available 5G standalone network in Canada and one of the first globally. This follows the completion of Rogers’ rollout of its national standalone 5G core network last year and the first 5G standalone device certification in Canada, explains a press release. “We are thrilled to be the first in Canada to launch a commercial 5G standalone service,” said Jorge Fernandes, chief technology officer at Rogers Communications, in the release. “This milestone underscores our ongoing leadership in 5G and will bring immediate benefits to customers by increasing coverage, scalability...

Our industry and COVID-19

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