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Network upgrades and standards are needed to support Canadian public safety: Ericsson

telecom | 11/16/2023 12:12 pm EST

Public safety networks in Canada need to be upgraded in order to support new and emerging critical services for first responders, the Canadian Telecom Summit was told last...

CTS panelists hope privacy bill, C-11, ‘dies quickly,’ say Canada is losing ‘military edge’ in digital age

telecom | 11/15/2021 9:07 pm EST

MISSISSAUGA -- Ontario’s former privacy commissioner hopes the government's proposed privacy bill -- likely to be reintroduced by the Liberal government after Bill C-11 died...

ENCQOR 5G, Ericsson deploy standalone 5G network

telecom | 04/14/2021 6:16 pm EDT

A public-private partnership on 5G technology research in Ontario and Quebec is deploying a  standalone (SA) end-to-end 5G network meaning it will no longer have to rely on 4G technology. ENCQOR 5G and Ericsson AB, one of its...

Xplornet picks Ericsson for 5G

telecom | 12/08/2020 5:22 pm EST

Xplornet Communications Inc. will use technology from Ericsson AB in its next-generation network, the company said Tuesday.  Xplornet will begin rolling out its 5G fixed-wireless network in rural areas this summer, it said in...

Samsung to lobby on 5G ahead of Huawei decision

telecom | 02/19/2019 5:53 pm EST

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has updated its lobby files to include discussions on 5G deployment...

CCSA leads March lobbying pack

Media | 04/21/2017 8:39 pm EDT

The Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA) led the telecom field for lobbying the federal government in March, logging 15 communication reports for the month, according to the federal lobbyists’ registry. Those...

Mobile delays cause subscriber headaches: Ericsson report

telecom | 02/17/2016 11:05 pm EST

Smartphone users who experience delays while streaming content are more likely to look for other service providers, suggests a new Ericsson AB study. According to results published Wednesday in its Mobility Report, Ericsson said it found that study participants who faced a high level of video delays while streaming video responded negatively to all mobile service provider brands. "This surprising finding suggests that major delays can even cause the whole industry to suffer a loss of brand equity," the report said.  Medium delays "resulted in a double negative...