Cable & Telecom

Videotron picks Samsung as 5G vendor

MONTREAL - Videotron announced today it picked Samsung as its partner for the deployment of both LTE-Advanced and 5G wireless throughout the province of Québec and the Ottawa region.This allows Quebecor-owned Videotron to accelerate the deployment of its next-generation network and aim for a gradual service availability in the second half of 2020, said a company press release today. It’s Samsung’s first network vendor win in Canada.The company made its selecation after “an extensive selection process to identify the most complete and evolutive 5G option that fits Videotron's ambitious objectives,” reads the release. Others thought to be in the running,...

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.