Cable & Telecom

Rogers Yahoo! launches portable Internet

TORONTO – Rogers Cable is launching the Rogers Yahoo! portable Internet service for wireless access in 20 cities across Canada. The service is plug and play, requiring a specially designed modem to be connected to a computer and a power source. It uses wireless technology to transmit signals to and from the special modem, without phone or cable lines. It offers download speeds of up to 1.5 mbps, and upload speeds of 256 kbps, which is up to 25 times faster than dial-up Internet service, Rogers says. It uses a non line-of-sight wireless broadband network currently available in Greater Vancouver Area,...

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.