Cable & Telecom

Rogers announces successful tests of 8 Gbps symmetrical fibre broadband

TORONTO — Saying it’s “a major milestone” in its path to 10 Gbps speeds, Rogers Communications announced today it has successfully completed tests in both lab and customers trials of download and upload speeds of up to 8 Gbps on its fibre-powered network. These 8 Gbps symmetrical speeds more than double the fastest published Internet speeds of any major provider in Canada, Rogers says in its press release. “Fibre-powered networks are the foundation of building world-class connectivity solutions for our customers, and it is critical that the network technology delivers on the reliability and speed our customers need,” Robert Dépatie,...

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.