Cable & Telecom

SaskTel trials 400G optical transport on network designed for data speeds of 10G

REGINA – SaskTel and Alcatel-Lucent have completed a successful trial of fibre-optic data transmission that could enable the delivery of data at speeds of up to 400G over a network originally built for 10G traffic. 400G technology helps address demand that is being driven by growing customer reliance on multi-media, particularly video and high-speed broadband.  The trial took place over a live 10G network between the cities of Regina and Saskatoon, 250km apart, and the companies said that the results could lead to the deployment of Alcatel-Lucent’s 400G Photonic Service technology to accelerate network speeds fourfold to deliver the highest possible...

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.