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Encourage 5G network investment to fight climate change: CWTA

telecom | 10/07/2020 5:48 pm EDT

Telecom industry group Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) released a report Wednesday outlining how deployment of 5G will help Canada meet its climate goals, linking the issue with the government’s telecom policy. "While we know that 5G will create jobs and drive economic growth, this new study shows ... that 5G can achieve these results while also reducing Canada's carbon footprint across multiple critical industry sectors,” CWTA president Robert Ghiz said. “But delivering on the promise of a greener and more prosperous Canada requires policies that encourage...

Telecoms look to overcome passive problems at 5G conference

telecom | 01/24/2019 1:34 pm EST

OTTAWA — Conflicting municipal 5G policies. Bureaucratic exhaustion from telecom companies’ next generation deployment sales pitches. ‘Backlash’ against carriers from tearing up city streets. Telecom companies face a range of challenges from some Canadian...