Cable & Telecom

Why 3500 MHz spectrum is so important

By Lynn Greiner CANADA IS A SIGNIFICANT step closer to widespread 5G deployment now that the 3.5 GHz spectrum auction is imminent thanks to the announcement of the auction rules by Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Navdeep Bains today. But why is 3.5 GHz such a big deal? Robert Backhouse, SVP and CTO at Huawei Canada, explained. "I think the only thing that's prevented 5G from being on in Canada is waiting for the C band (3.5 GHz) auction," he said in an interview with "Canada is a pretty technically advanced country and the operators here are advanced...

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.