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Bell Canada, Casa Systems partner on 5G fixed wireless, bringing more broadband to rural communities

The Bell Canada and Casa Systems partnership is expected to result in North America’s largest 5G sub-6 GHz fixed wireless deployment Casa Systems and Bell Canada have teamed up to provide new 5G sub-6 GHz high-gain outdoor consumer premise equipment (CPE) for Bell's Wireless Home...

Canada raises $7.2 billion in auction of 3.5 GHz frequencies for 5G

The government of Canada raised a total of CAD8.9 billion ($7.2 billion) in its auction of 3.5 GHz spectrum, which will be used by local carrier to further expand 5G services in the country. The spectrum auction, initially set to take place in June 2020...

Bell Canada expands 5G coverage to 28 more communities, adds US roaming

According to Bell, its roaming partner networks cover more than 90% of the U.S. national population with 5G service Bell Canada has taken the opportunity of being labeled Canada's fastest 5G mobile network in Ookla’s latest network benchmarking report to stake its claim on being the...

Bell Canada furthers multi-cloud vision, partners with Google Cloud for 5G

Bell Canada partnered with AWS on 5G edge services in June Bell Canada will host some of its 5G network services on Google Cloud, beginning with its IT infrastructure, network functions and on-premise applications. In addition, the pair will develop cloud and edge services, and will...

Canada kicks off tender to award 5G spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band

The Canadian government kicked off on June 15 an auction of 5G frequencies, a process that had been delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The tender will award licenses to operate spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band. The spectrum auction, initially scheduled for June 2020,...

Bell expands 5G to 23 new markets in Canada

Canadian operator Bell Mobility announced the expansion of its 5G network to 23 new markets across Québec, Ontario and Manitoba. Bell 5G's reach has expanded in Manitoba (St. Andrews and Stonewall), Ontario (Barrie, Burlington, Clarington, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, London, McNab/Braeside, Moravian, Pickering and Waterloo)...

Telus to deploy 5G in 529 new Canadian communities by end-2021

Canadian telecoms operator Telus announced plans to expand its next-generation 5G network to an additional 529 new urban and rural communities across the country by the end of the year. The 5G expansion plan includes deployments in 187 communities in British Columbia, 161 in Quebec,...

Bell Canada to expand $935m to expand 5G, fiber footprint

Bell Canada announced plans to invest up to CAD1.2 billion ($934.7 million) to improve its networks over the next two years, setting initial goals to double 5G coverage and expand its fiber offering to 900,000 new locations in 2021. The operator said CAD700 million of...

Canada’s Rogers Communications expands 5G to Manitoba

Canadian operator Rogers Communications today announced that it has turned on its 5G service in Winnipeg and Brandon, Manitoba. Including these communities, Rogers' 5G network now reaches a total of 134 cities and towns across Canada. “The arrival of 5G in Manitoba will change the way...

Rogers’s 5G network reaches 130 towns and cities in Canada

  Canadian operator Rogers Communications has expanded its 5G network to reach 130 towns and cities across the country, the carrier said in a release. In January 2020, Rogers Communications had initially launched 5G in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. Other large cities covered with 5G technology...

Bell Canada launches 5G services in five cities

  Canadian telecommunications operator Bell announced the launch of its commercial 5G service in the country. In a release, the carrier said that the 5G service is already available in Montréal, the Greater Toronto Area, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. Bell also said its initial 5G service will...

Canada postpones 3.5GHz spectrum auction due to COVID-19

  The government of Canada has announced a six-month postponement of its 3.5 GHz spectrum auction process, to allow the telecommunications industry to maintain its focus on providing essential services to Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic. The government confirmed that the auction is now scheduled to...

Telus selects Ericsson, Nokia to deploy its 5G network

Canadian operators move away from Huawei Canadian operator Telus announced it has selected European vendors Ericsson and Nokia to support the deployment of its 5G network after the firm had suggested that it would use Huawei equipment earlier this year. Darren Entwistle, President and CEO of...

Bell Canada selects Ericsson to provide 5G RAN technology

  Canadian telecommunications provider Bell Canada has selected Ericsson 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) technology to support its nationwide 5G mobile and fixed wireless access deployment, the vendor said in a release. Ericsson Radio System products and solutions will be rolled out as Bell Canada expands...

Bell Canada puts 5G launch on hold due to COVID-19: CEO

  Bell Canada has decided to put on hold the commercial launch of its 5G network due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the company’s CEO Mirko Bibic said during a conference call with investors. “We are ready with our initial 5G network, but frankly we don't think...

Telus to launch 5G network with Huawei by end-2020: Report

  Canadian mobile operator Telus will launch a 5G network in Canada later this year using equipment from Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies, Telus’ CFO Doug French said in an interview with the Financial Post. “We’re going to launch 5G with Huawei out of the gate,” the...

Rogers CTO says 600 MHz spectrum will be key to launch 5G

Canadian carrier Rogers Communications said its spectrum in the 600 MHz band will allow the firm to provide 5G technology in a wide area coverage without a huge cost, the company’s CTO Jorge Fernandes said during a conference call with investors. “So for us,...

Americans and Canadians both want 5G, but policy is lagging (Reader Forum)

Most often, we read of differences between the United States and Canada, but in one area, the people of both nations agree: neither country can get enough of mobile wireless services. Consumers devour more mobile wireless data each year, and mobile operators beg the...

Analyst Angle: Managed home Wi-Fi — the view of Bell Canada

We were privileged to speak with Shawn Omstead, VP Residential Products at Bell Canada for the preparation of our upcoming report “From Managed Home Wi-Fi to Enabling the Secure Smart Home 2018-2023” on managed home Wi-Fi. We provide here a summary of our conversation. What do you...

Huawei, Telus test fixed wireless 5G at 28 GHz

Although the 3GPP is still working on specifications related to 5G technology, millimeter wave transmission has emerged as a core tenet given the high-capacity capabilities of the high-band spectrum. In Canada, carrier Telus is working with Huawei on 5G development, last year announcing a...

Bell Canada to launch LTE-M network in 2018

Bell Canada's new LTE-M network to launch next year Days after announcing support for a smart farming initiative, Bell Canada said that it will be launching an Category M1 LTE network in 2018 to support the use of the internet of things. Bell said that it...

Bell Canada hack affects 1.9 million customers

Bell Canada hack involved mostly email addresses Email addresses, names and telephone numbers of about 1.9 million Bell Canada customers were illegally accessed by an anonymous hacker, the operator acknowledged on Monday. "There is no indication that any financial, password or other sensitive personal information was...

Bell Canada joins AT&T ECOMP collaboration targeting SDN

AT&T ECOMP platform now counts Bell Canada and Orange as collaborators working towards carrier-grade SDN deployments, future 5G support. AT&T continues to garner carrier interest for its software-focused enhanced control, orchestration, management and policy platform, with Bell Canada now on board to use...

Ericsson predicts North America to lead initial 5G push

Ongoing 5G network trials by the likes of Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint has North America set to lead the world in initial adoption. As one of the world’s largest telecom equipment vendors, it’s probably of little surprise Ericsson is boastful on...

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