Cable & Telecom

Rogers invests $16.5 million in Kelowna network improvements

KELOWNA — Rogers Communications is investing $16.5 million to enhance wireless service in the Kelowna area of B.C., which will provide new coverage and more reliable connectivity for Rogers and Fido customers, the company announced Wednesday.Rogers’ network investment includes the construction of new towers and major upgrades to existing cell sites, to be completed by early 2020, the company said in a news release. Furthermore, the network enhancements will lay the foundation for the rollout of 5G in Kelowna, West Kelowna and Westbank First Nation, including in Central City, South Pandosy-KLO, Leathead, Glenrosa Road and Lakeview Heights, Rogers said.The investment...

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.