Cable & Telecom

Rogers to flip switch on NB-IoT network technology this year, starting in Ontario

TORONTO - Rogers is launching Narrow-Band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) network technology in Ontario this year in what it calls a “strategic step” in its multi-year technology plan to bring 5G to Canadians.NB-IoT is ideal for IoT devices that generate and receive small amounts of data, have low power requirements, and/or have a long life cycle, such as stationary asset monitoring, industrial automation, smart meters, and smart city applications.  The technology also enables consumer IoT applications such as personal SOS devices and trackers.The Rogers NB-IoT network will be available in Ontario later this year and deploy additional sites on an...

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.