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

Lenovo announces first 5G-enabled laptop

LAS VEGAS -- Qualcomm and Lenovo announced the Lenovo Yoga 5G at its CES 2020 media conference on Jan. 6, combining Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx SoC and a custom antenna array developed by Lenovo.

Published on: January 7th, 2020 Tom Li

Samsung to power Videotron’s 5G and 4G LTE-A networks

Videotron has selected Samsung Canada to power its 5G and 4G LTA-A services. Starting in 2020, Samsung will supply Videotron with Massive-MIMO and dual-band base stations across Ottawa and Quebec. The 5G base

Published on: December 13th, 2019 Tom Li

Martello tests its SD-WAN solution on 5G infrastructure, says UC testing is next

Martello Technologies announced today that it has completed the first phase of testing of its SD-WAN (software-defined wide area network) solution on Encqor 5G, Canada’s first pre-commercial 5G wireless network for open innovation.

Published on: December 3rd, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Huawei Kirin 990 chipset first to have a 5G modem

Huawei announced Kirin 990, the first chipset with an integrated 5G modem that will power its future smartphones, at IFA 2019 held in Germany last Friday. Kirin 990 5G Kirin 990 Kirin 980

Published on: September 9th, 2019 Tom Li

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