Cable & Telecom

Rogers launches 5G wireless private network at Detour Lake Mine

TORONTO — Rogers Business and Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. announced today the launch of a 5G wireless private network (WPN) at the mining company’s Detour Lake Mine (pictured above) in northeastern Ontario. Detour Lake is the second-largest gold producing mine in Canada, according to a press release, and the mine “is the first of its kind in Canada to be fully connected over a 5G Wireless Private Network, providing enhanced coverage, end-to-end reliability, full redundancy, and a low latency network across its 80-square-kilometre operation.” The 5G WPN at Detour Lake Mine, which has been built with a full failover backup...