Five telecommunication topics to focus on in 2021

The shift to remote work in 2020 underscored the essentiality of a solid network infrastructure. Throughout the year, data usage in both broadband and cellular skyrocketed. Along with the workforce, the education sector

Published on: January 3rd, 2021 Tom Li

How 5G drones are saving Canadian crops

It’s going to be a while before drone fleets deliver packages en-masse in urban areas, but with 5G networks that improve their capabilities, they are gaining interest with industries in rural areas like

Published on: December 4th, 2020 Tom Li

Breaking records and exceeding expectations: Global adoption of 5G

It goes without saying that COVID-19 has obstructed our day-to-day lives in ways that were only imagined in doomsday predictions and science fiction. For Penny Baldwin, chief marketing officer for cellular technology leader

Published on: November 26th, 2020 Suzanne Robicheau

Rogers now offers 5G service in 130 Canadian regions

Rogers has expanded its service to 130 regions in Canada, including more rural areas in Alberta, Ontario, and British Columbia. “Digital infrastructure is crucial to fuelling productivity and innovation and driving our economy

Published on: October 14th, 2020 Tom Li

Canadians get free access to 5G with the ‘Big Three’ telcos

None of the Big Three Canadian telcos will charge extra for 5G access. Rogers, the last telco to insist on charging a premium for its 5G access, recanted the plan this week. Rogers

Published on: October 9th, 2020 Tom Li

NGMN whitepaper offers guidance on 5G sustainability

Next-generation 5G networks are not only set to enable faster speeds but also lower energy consumption, a key point linked to any operation. The Next Generation Mobile Network (NGMN) alliance, an alliance between

Published on: August 10th, 2020 Tom Li

IBM Think 2020: How 5G can benefit satellite networks

The ubiquity of 5G will cover everything from IoT sensors, to smart devices, to cloud communication. But the technology that spawned from 5G development can extend well beyond just global networks. At IBM

Published on: May 12th, 2020 Tom Li

LG announces V60 ThinQ 5G smartphone for Canada

The LG V60 ThinQ 5G will officially come to Canada on April 9 to claim the top spot in LG’s phone lineup. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name LG V60 ThinQ 5G SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 RAM

Published on: April 8th, 2020 Tom Li

Microsoft announces Azure Edge Zone in partnership with 5G carriers

Microsoft will be partnering with 5G carriers to release Azure Edge Zones and Azure Private Edge Zones. As its name implies, the Azure Edge Zones are edge computing services that bring data computing

Published on: April 6th, 2020 Tom Li

Ericsson announces partnership with Carleton University to research 5G tech

Ericsson has announced a new multi-year partnership with Carleton University to further advance the school's programs for engineers and computer scientists and generate research in the field of 5G technology. “This collaboration will

Published on: February 28th, 2020 Buckley Smith

LG announces V60 ThinQ 5G smartphone

Without a foldable display for its phones, LG is going all-in on its double-screen idea. Its latest creation, the LG V60 ThinQ 5G, is LG's second 5G smartphone with a second detachable screen.

Published on: February 27th, 2020 Tom Li

Renting a new office building? Check its network infrastructure first

When one broaches the topic of 5G, it tends to immediately lead into heated debates on the network's infrastructure, performance, cost, and potential. However, the issue of cellular connectivity has been largely glossed

Published on: February 13th, 2020 Tom Li

Mitacs placing 400 interns with ENCQOR 5G network projects

Nonprofit national research organization Mitacs has announced that it is working with the ENCQOR 5G network to place 400 student interns from Ontario and Quebec into various 5G-related projects within their network. ENCQOR

Published on: February 12th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Deloitte’s 2020 TMT Predictions: 5G’s impact on healthcare will be significant

Expect heavy-duty AI capabilities in your pocket this year thanks to explosive growth in the 5G market, according to Deloitte's annual TMT predictions, growth that will be felt by all industries, especially healthcare.

Published on: January 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal