Cable & Telecom

Verizon, Ericsson, Qualcomm pushing close to gigabit wireless speeds

BOCA RATON, FL — Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies have achieved a blistering 953 megabits per second (Mbps) wireless speed in a joint commercial network deployment, bringing the reality of gigabit wireless to within reach, the three companies announced August 2.Calling it a U.S. wireless industry first, the companies said their demonstration in Boca Raton, Fl., was the fastest announced speed achieved in a real-world, dynamic network environment leveraging Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology. Previously, comparable speeds had been achieved in only lab environments in recent months, the companies said in a press release.Providing details of the demonstration, the companies...

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.