Cable & Telecom

TbayTel launching 5G services in Thunder Bay next month

THUNDER BAY – TbayTel announced today that it will launch 5G services in core areas of Thunder Bay next month. The telecom said the multi-million-dollar investment will see 60 5G-capable sites throughout the Thunder Bay area with plans for additional regional markets by the end of the new year. The 5G services are powered by major Swedish telecom equipment manufacturer Ericsson and are key to enhancing and expanding coverage in rural and semi-rural areas of the region, the company said in a release, including increasing speeds over the current LTE network and allowing for longer distance coverage. The company added...