Cable & Telecom

Videotron debuts Wi-Fi 6 smart gateway

MONTREAL — Calling it a Quebec first, Quebecor’s Videotron announced today the introduction of the Helix Fi 2 smart gateway (above) which uses Wi-Fi 6 technology, marking the first time the latest generation of Wi-Fi has been made available to customers in the province, the company says. With the new Wi-Fi 6 standard’s support for more concurrent connections and faster connectivity speeds, the Helix Fi 2 gateway can be used as “the new hub of Videotron subscribers’ connected lives”, providing connectivity for TV terminals, wireless devices and compatible smart equipment, says the company’s press release. “The smart wireless network constantly...

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.