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TeraGo to start GTA 5G fixed wireless trial

telecom | 10/11/2018 3:10 pm EDT

TeraGo Inc. will repurpose spectrum it bought nearly a decade ago for a 5G fixed wireless trial in the Greater Toronto Area, the company said Thursday. It bought the 24 GHz spectrum in 2010, aiming to use it for a backhaul system for businesses looking for a back-up to incumbent internet service. TeraGo president Tony Ciciretto said in Thursday's press release the company is looking to “open possible new market opportunities." The trial will use “fixed wireless 5G millimetre wave equipment” from Texas-based Phazr Inc. Fixed wireless internet service has so far been used...

Tony Ciciretto stepping down from Cogeco Peer 1

Media | 10/28/2015 8:46 pm EDT

Cogeco Cable Inc. announced Wednesday that Tony Ciciretto, CEO of its business unit Cogeco Peer 1, will be stepping down and replaced by chief technology and strategy officer Philippe Jette. “It is with regret that we are announcing Tony’s decision to step down to pursue other opportunities,” Cogeco CEO Louis Audet said in a press release. “On behalf of the board of directors and all our employees, particularly those who worked closely with Tony these past six years, I want to sincerely thank him for his dedication, commitment and many contributions to the growth and...

Cogeco opens Montreal-area data centre

telecom | 09/18/2015 4:53 pm EDT

Cogeco Cable Inc. said Friday it has officially opened a new 100,000-square-foot data centre in Kirkland, Que., just west of Montreal. The data centre, which the company announced earlier this year, is the first in Canada to bill...