Cable & Telecom

Telstra, Ericsson, Qualcomm, Netgear hit 2 Gbps speeds

TELSTRA, ERICSSON, NETGEAR and Qualcomm Technologies have achieved 4G speeds of up to 2 Gbps in lab testing using a new commercially announced chipset.The companies said Wednesday that the top speeds were made possible using Ericsson’s Baseband 6630, Radio 4415, and latest Gigabit LTE network software. The extreme speeds are enabled by aggregating five 20 MHz LTE carriers across three different frequency bands with each carrier using 4x4 MIMO and 256 QAM technologies.The demonstration saw 2 Gbps speeds achieved by aggregating 100MHz of spectrum across the bands 1, 3 and 7, using a Netgear Nighthawk mobile router equipped with Qualcomm...

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.