Cable & Telecom

Xplornet scores 5G spectrum in all provinces

WOODSTOCK, N.B. – National rural broadband provider and Manitoba mobile wireless company, Xplornet Communications, announced today it has sublicensed 40MHz of AWS-4 spectrum from TerreStar Solutions.The spectrum covers most of the rural households located across Canada's ten provinces and will enable Xplornet to build a national 5G wireless broadband network for rural Canadians, said the company in its announcement Thursday.“The spectrum agreement with TerreStar makes over 500 million MHzPOP of mid-band spectrum available to Xplornet for deployment in 37 tier 3 and 13 tier 4 areas across Canada until March 2035, with an option for Xplornet to extend the term...

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.