Cable & Telecom

Rogers completes national standalone 5G core rollout

Achieves first 5G standalone smartphone certification in Canada TORONTO — Amid — or perhaps despite — all the backroom chaos at the company in recent days, Rogers Communications made a business-as-usual announcement today saying it has completed the rollout of its national standalone 5G core network and achieved the first 5G standalone device certification in Canada. The Google Pixel 6 and the Google Pixel 6 Pro “will be the first 5G standalone smartphone devices certified for use in Canada,” reads a Rogers press release. “Over the next few months, eligible customers will automatically connect to the 5G standalone network where...

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.