Cable & Telecom

Xplornet picks Ericsson gear for rural 5G wireless broadband deployment

WOODSTOCK, N.B. — Xplornet Communications says it’s getting ready to deliver rural 5G wireless broadband in summer 2021 and today announced it has selected Ericsson as its technology supplier. “Xplornet is taking a major step towards delivering the next generation of wireless connectivity in rural Canada,” said Allison Lenehan, president and CEO of Xplornet, in a press release. “Our agreement with Ericsson will provide Xplornet’s robust national network with 5G equipment to revolutionize the rural broadband experience across our country.” Ericsson is supplying Xplornet with its 5G Ericsson Radio System, an end-to-end, integrated solution which will provide the rural-focused broadband...

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.