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ISED approves Bell, Telus, spectrum licence swap

telecom | 07/19/2022 4:08 pm EDT

A cell tower with a blue sky in the background.The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) approved several subordination of spectrum licence applications between BCE Inc. and Telus Corp. Bell will subordinate spectrum licences in the cellular band in southern Quebec to Telus and ...

Videotron to begin offering gigabit service

telecom | 06/29/2016 3:31 pm EDT

Quebecor Inc.’s Videotron said it will begin offering Internet download speeds of up to 940 Mbps to consumers and business costumers on July 13. The company said the roll out of its Hybrid Fibre Giga service, which will include unlimited data, will start in the Montreal-adjacent city of Laval, Que., and expand to the rest of its service area in the months following. Videotron began testing gigabit Internet service in Montreal last year.  Videotron is following other companies that have recently upped their speed game: Groupe Maskatel LP announced its...