Minister Bains announces next steps for 5G deployment

In the next move towards the deployment of 5G networks, the Canadian federal government recently announced the next steps it will be taking to facilitate the auctioning of prime 5G spectrums. As announced

Published on: June 7th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Nobody talks about WiFi 6, but they should, says Martello CEO

Earlier this month, Ottawa’s premier internet of things event glossed over the implications of WiFi 6, according to Martello Technologies Group Inc.'s CEO. Unfortunately, it’s no surprise thanks to the hubbub around 5G.

Published on: May 23rd, 2019 Alex Coop

Freedom Mobile will be first to deploy 5G, analyst predicts

5G network pricing is still uncertain Given that it’s still in the early stages of deployment, carrier plans for 5G networks are still uncertain. CDN spoke with Lawrence Surtees, IDC's vice-president of communication

Published on: April 26th, 2019 Tom Li

Huawei Analyst Summit 2019: Huawei outlines vision for a future connected world

SHENZHEN - Huawei Technologies Co. launched its annual Huawei Analyst Summit 2019 with a presentation by Ken Hu, who outlined Huawei's vision for a fully-digital, information-driven world. In today’s digital age, consumers are

Published on: April 17th, 2019 Tom Li

Government set to launch 600 mHz spectrum auction for 5G cellular network on Tuesday

We will soon get an idea of the framework of a Canadian 5G cellular network, as Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) is set to launch the 600 mHz spectrum auction at

Published on: March 11th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – iPhone hacking tools on eBay; Interac’s e-Transfers are booming; is your data plan ready for 5G?

You can find deals on iPhone hacking gear on eBay, Interac’s email money transfer service is really popular, and why 5G networks might not be a good thing for your data plan. Trending

Published on: March 4th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Huawei showcases 5G equipment in partners-only section at Mobile World Congress

IT World Canada had the opportunity to take a tour of Huawei Technologies Co.’s partner-only 5G technology section, an area normally reserved for integrators to understand the benefits of 5G technology. Press was

Published on: February 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Oscars buzz; Mobile World Congress begins; Trump’s 6G tweet

Something happened at the Oscars that everyone is talking about (I just don’t know what), Mobile World Congress is in full swing in Barcelona, and Donald Trump invents 6G telecommunications with a single

Published on: February 25th, 2019 Brian Jackson

World Economic Forum 2019: Canada solidifies deals with Nokia and Seimens, and makes AI security a priority

The 2019 edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) wrapped up in Davos, Switzerland, today, with Canada making some significant announcements over the course of the week. More than 65 Canadians descended on

Published on: January 25th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Hashtag Trending: Bill Gates warns about gene editing; AT&T cheats 5G; 23andMe sells your data

Bill Gates is warning about the dangers of gene editing tech, AT&T and its fake 5G update and a genetics testing company 23andMe deal exposes its data sharing. All of today’s stories come

Published on: January 9th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Cisco Canada collaborating with the University of Waterloo to advance 5G technology

Cisco Canada is making a big investment in the future of wireless technology. The enterprise networking giant announced this week that it was providing $1 million over the next five years to the

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Government to invest in 5G; Sidewalk Toronto holds first public roundtable; Tesla’s moment of reckoning?

The federal, Ontario, and Quebec governments are scheduled to announce a major investment in 5G technology. Google affiliate Sidewalk Toronto is holding its first public roundtable on the smart neighbourhood it’s building on

Published on: March 19th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Bell teams up with Huawei to successfully test 5G in Ontario

Huawei and Bell Canada want to bring Canadians living in rural communities 5G internet by spring 2018. The two companies conducted trial runs of Wireless to the Home (WTTH) technolgoy in Orangeville, Feversham

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

Huawei welcomes Ontario delegation by announcing new 5G research partnerships

Huawei will extend its Kanata, Ont.-based Canada Research Centre and partnership with Carleton University to focus on 5G advanced communications research, the firm announced today as Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visited its Shenzhen,

Published on: December 1st, 2017 Brian Jackson