Cable & Telecom

SPECTRUM: Rogers believes Bell and Telus are sharing spectrum for LTE services

TORONTO - Rogers Communications says claims by Bell Canada and Telus that the two wireless competitors and collaborators aren’t sharing spectrum are false. In fact, Telus is using Bell’s spectrum in Toronto for Long Term Evolution (LTE) services, according to Ken Engelhart, senior vice-president of regulatory at Rogers. Earlier this month, Telus began advertising a 75 Mbps LTE service in Toronto. According to Engelhart, it would be impossible for Telus to provide an LTE service with those kinds of speeds in the 10 MHz of bandwidth it holds in Toronto. It would need 20 MHz to do it. Besides, he...

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.