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Rogers launches faster 5G service on 3500MHz mid-band spectrum

Rogers has become the first mobile service provider to launch 5G service using the mid-band 3,500Mhz spectrum. The service was first deployed in Nanaimo, British Columbia, with Canada’s major cities to follow. In its press release, the company said it aims to blanket more regions according to the ISED timetable laid out in item 336 […]

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Consultation begins for mmWave to be used for 5G

The government of Canada is asking Canadians for their opinions on a policy and licensing framework for a class of high-frequency wireless signals called millimetre wave (mmWave), a foundational component in achieving the full potential of 5G cellular services. The framework is required before the sale of licenses for that wireless spectrum. Canada released mmWave […]

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Telus to invest C$11 billion in Quebec in the next four years

Telus announced on May 24 that it will be investing $11 billion into developing Quebec’s networking infrastructure, operations, and spectrum over the next four years. This announcement came on the heels of two separate investments the company committed to on May 17 in BC and Alberta, for C$17.5 billion and C$17 billion respectively. Together, the […]

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Rogers plans to build a centre of excellence following Shaw merger

Rogers has announced the THINKLab Advisory Council, a panel of experts that will oversee the Rogers THINKLab National Centre of Technology and Engineering Excellence in Calgary, following the closure of its proposed Shaw merger. The new centre is part of Rogers’ $6.5 billion investment in western Canada. The panel of experts will help foster made-in-Canada […]

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Bell announces the first AWS Wavelength Zone in Canada

Bell has deployed the first AWS Wavelength Zone in Canada to accelerate 5G network performance at the edge. AWS Wavelength is part of AWS’ platform for building and deploying edge applications. The other two components, AWS Outposts and AWS Local Zones, target on-premises and large metro deployments respectively. AWS Wavelength is designed specifically for communications […]

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Switching to 5G? Know Your Integrated Security Controls

5G is a big leap in mobile technology. It presents enterprises and service providers with capabilities for advanced applications, content delivery and digital engagement anywhere. It enables businesses with new use cases and integrated security needs to have a trusted network and application/data delivery function. How does one build a secure 5G network that provides […]

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Rogers launches its standalone 5G network, but it needs certified phones to work

Rogers officially turned on its standalone 5G network for its subscribers today, but customers looking to try it out will need a certified phone. Unlike non-standalone 5G that pairs 5G radios with the 4G core, standalone 5G provides new management technologies such as network slicing, and a cloud-native architecture that reduces operational inefficiencies. “The first […]

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Rogers partners with Sheridan College on 5G research

Rogers has entered into a two-year partnership with Sheridan College’s Centre for Mobile Innovation (CMI) to research and develop 5G autonomous vehicle systems. Under the partnership, the two companies will collaborate to study the potential of integrating navigation, diagnostics, and infotainment systems into autonomous vehicles over new 5G wireless technologies and networks, and do research […]

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It’s official, OnwardMobility shuts down; no new BlackBerry coming

Anyone hoping beyond the hope that, despite recent developments, there still might be a new 5G BlackBerry smartphone with keyboard on its way might as well reconcile themselves to a keyboardless life. OnwardMobility has shut down, abandoning its optimistic plans to develop the successor to the iconic device. The announcement on its now single page […]

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Western University commits $1M to research 5G use cases

Western University and Bell are partnering on eight new projects to bring next-generation experiences onto 5G networks, announced Western on Feb. 16. The university has committed C$1 million towards 5G research projects that test the network’s capabilities in real-world scenarios. The eight projects funded by Western will be carried out at Western’s campus, which also […]

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The new BlackBerry phone is dead after all

There’s yet another twist in the ongoing saga of the BlackBerry phone with a physical keyboard, which was promised by licensee OnwardMobility by mid-2021. Android Police reported yesterday, citing fan site CrackBerry founder Kevin Michaluk, that OnwardMobility has lost its license to the BlackBerry name just a month after it published its blog post asserting […]

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Samsung launches Galaxy S22 smartphones with five years of security support

Samsung revealed its Galaxy S22 series smartphones at its Galaxy Unpacked event on Feb. 9, promising big performance and camera improvements. The new lineup consists of the Galaxy S22 Ultra, S22+, and the S22. As promised earlier this week, Samsung will be providing four years of OS upgrades and five years of security updates for […]

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Coffee Briefing Jan. 4, 2022 – accessibility maps; airlines request 5G delay; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee Briefing? We’ve got you covered. What’s new this week Microsoft collaborates with OpenSidewalks to chart more accessible sidewalk paths for people with mobility issues In a Twitter […]

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It’s Not Too Soon to Start Talking About 6G

We may be only a short time into 5G deployments, but discussions of the impact 6G technology will have on our lives have already started. In late 2020, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions created a new group called the Next G Alliance to “advance North American mobile technology leadership over the next decade through […]

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5G and HTTP/3 Will Force Major Changes For IIoT

IoT, in all its forms including Industrial IoT, is fighting enterprise CISOs and CIOs in every possible way. The explosion of enterprise IoT–much of which is unauthorized and therefore Shadow IT–undercuts cybersecurity, compliance and data maps. There are indeed ways to better track and control IIoT, approaches that can not only improve security and compliance, but […]

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Edge Computing and 5G: Will Security Concerns Outweigh Benefits?

You’re probably hearing a bunch of chatter about edge computing these days and how it, along with 5G, are the latest pieces of technology to redefine how we conduct our business. In fact, you may even be hearing people say that edge computing will replace cloud computing. Let’s separate the facts from the speculation. What […]

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