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Rogers Communications, Shaw set to close merger process

April 3, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Canadian telcos Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications announced that their proposed merger is expected to close before April 7, after receiving final regulatory approval from the Canadian government. On March 31, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne, […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Quebecor secures additional spectrum in Canada

January 27, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Canadian operator Quebecor and its subsidiary Videotron have invested nearly CAD10 million ($7.5 million) to acquire new 5G wireless spectrum licenses, in Manitoba in the 600 MHz band and in Quebec in the 3,500 MHz band, Quebecor said in a […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Canadian authorities probe Rogers’ weekend outage

July 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Canadian regulators ordered Rogers Communication to provide a more thorough accounting of what happened last weekend to cause a nationwide outage for Canada’s biggest mobile telco. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) gave the company a week to comply, […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Canadian telco Rogers suffers second major outage in two years

July 11, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Canadian telco Rogers Communications suffered a major outage Friday that hobbled Internet, mobile, and even emergency services for millions of customers throughout the country. The company was able to restore service for most of its customers on Saturday, a day […]


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Canada postpones 3.5GHz spectrum auction due to COVID-19

June 9, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

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 […]


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Six global carriers form group for MEC, 5G interoperability

January 15, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Six of the largest telecom operators in the world have put together a new group, the 5G Future Forum, which is focused on interoperability and adoption of 5G and mobile edge computing. The founding members of the 5G Future Forum […]


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Telcos need to have access to city poles and ducts for 5G deployment: Rogers

October 22, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Operators willing to deploy 5G infrastructure will need to have access to certain city infrastructure including ducts and poles, Canadian telecom operator Rogers Communications’ President and CEO Joe Natale said during a conference call with analysts. “We need access and […]


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Rogers announces plans to deploy nationwide LTE-M network for IoT

October 19, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Canadian carrier Rogers announced its plan to launch an LTE Cat M1 network (LTE-M) to provide IoT-based services across Canada. The telco said that the deployment of this technology will allow businesses connect and track their assets in real time […]