Cable & Telecom

Xplornet launches rural 5G standalone network

WOODSTOCK, N.B. — Calling it a first in Canada, Xplornet Communications announced today the launch of its rural 5G standalone network, powered by the Ericsson Radio System. “The rollout of Canada’s first rural 5G standalone network with fixed wireless broadband services will start in New Brunswick and expand across that province during the next six months,” reads an Xplornet press release. “Over the course of 2022, Xplornet will expand its 5G broadband network to 250 additional rural communities across Canada, enabling faster speeds up to 100 Mbps, with truly unlimited data at affordable prices,” the release says. “This is a significant milestone for Xplornet and...

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.