Cable & Telecom

Telus CTO sounds a couple of alarms – including on spectrum

NICE, France – Telus chief technology officer Ibrahim Gedeon this week noted his concern about two major issues confronting the telecom business – the high costs of virtualization, and the slow release of spectrum needed for 5G development by the Canadian government.According to a report in Light Reading, Gedeon, while appearing at Digital World Transformation 2018 in Nice, noted a crippling spike in costs coming for network functions virtualization (NFV) thanks to expectations that were too high as well as huge software maintenance costs. Click here for that piece.He also took a swipe at the Canadian government during his appearance...

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.