Cable & Telecom

U.K. bans Huawei gear from 5G networks

LONDON, U.K. — After saying in January it would allow some Huawei telecom equipment to be used in the non-core parts of the U.K.’s 5G networks, the U.K. government has announced purchases of the Chinese company’s 5G gear will be banned after December 31, says this BBC report today. In addition, all Huawei equipment must be removed from U.K. operators’ 5G networks by 2027. According to the BBC report, the U.K.’s Digital Secretary, Oliver Dowden, said the decision would delay the country’s 5G rollout by a year. Meanwhile, Canadian network operators continue to wait for our federal government’s decision on...

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.