5G in Canada

Ottawa Announces Rules for Upcoming 3800 MHz 5G Spectrum Auction

The Government of Canada on Thursday announced several new rules for the auction of 5G spectrum in the 3800 MHz band, designed to promote competition and ensure that purchased spectrum is actually put to use. According to Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada, the proposed measures will help smaller wireless providers compete, drive down...

Canadians Should Not Compensate Telecoms for Picking Huawei Gear: Conservatives

According to The National Post, Conservatives are imploring the Liberal government not to spend taxpayer money to subsidize Canadian telecoms, in the event they have to replace Huawei network equipment, should the latter be banned over security concerns. "We ask that your government categorically reject requests for compensation from Canada’s large telecommunications companies," Conservative Public Safety...

Bell Crowned ‘Fastest Mobile Network’ in Canada for 2021 by PCMag

PCMag's annual 'Fastest Mobile Networks Canada' competition has finally come to a close, and Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) Inc. has been crowned the champion for 2021, the publication told iPhone in Canada in an email. Early last month, PCMag's Sascha Segan and his team started driving across Canada to test mobile network speeds in the country's...

2021 ‘Fastest Mobile Networks Canada’ for 5G Almost Underway

PCMag is gearing up for its annual Fastest Mobile Networks Canada survey, where the publication heads up north to drive across the country and test mobile speeds, ultimately crowning Canada's fastest network. PCMag will conduct testing from Halifax to Victoria, starting next week in Ontario and Manitoba. Every province but Newfoundland will be covered. The country's Big...