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Wireless service for eastern regions with no cellular coverage launching

telecom | 11/08/2016 7:19 pm EST

Small Quebec telecom Télécommunications de l’Est says it is launching a first-of-its kind wireless service in remote regions of Quebec and New Brunswick that aren’t served by cellular networks. It said in a French press release Tuesday its “Nomade” wireless network uses very high frequency (VHF) spectrum, which is spectrum in the 30 MHz to 300 MHz range, and tier 3 digital mobile radio protocol. The service is “halfway” between...