Cable & Telecom

SPECTRUM: New AWS-4 spectrum consultation aims to improve mobile services in rural and remote communities

OTTAWA - Industry Minister James Moore announced Wednesday the Government of Canada will hold consultations on AWS-4 spectrum.The rollout of services using this spectrum “will improve mobile services network coverage in virtually all rural and remote areas of Canada, which supports greater competition and provides more choice for wireless consumers,” reads the Industry Canada press release. “This wide-scale coverage also benefits commercial users, such as those in the resource sector, that work in isolated areas.”AWS-4 spectrum can support mobile services using both satellite- and terrestrial-based networks across the country.The Government is consulting on proposed changes that would allow licensees to...

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.