Cable & Telecom

UBC’s 5G-powered smart campus goes live

VANCOUVER — Rogers Communications and the University of British Columbia (UBC) announced Tuesday they have launched the country’s first 5G-powered smart campus, which will be used by university researchers to test 5G applications in a real-world setting.The smart campus includes 5G towers throughout UBC’s Point Grey campus and an edge computing-enabled data centre. As reported by last year, Rogers announced a multi-million dollar partnership with UBC to fund academic research in 5G applications and applied sciences.“With 5G at our doorstep, we’re focused on bringing together Canada’s brightest minds to research, incubate and commercialize applications that will transform the way...

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.