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Shaw completes first successful 5G technical trials


CALGARY – Shaw Communications on Tuesday announced the successful completion of its first 5G technical trials at its Barlow Campus Technology Centre in Calgary.Conducted in collaboration with Nokia, CableLabs and Rohde & Schwarz, Shaw said that the trials used pre-commercial equipment and leveraged developmental 28GHz licenses provided by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. As part of this trial, Shaw also conducted comparative testing between 28GHz and 3.5GHz spectrum in an effort to better understand the interoperability between two of the bands considered vital to the growth and proliferation of 5G.Shaw added that it will continue to conduct technical trials...