5G Network

Telus to Spend $10 Million to Bring 5G, Broadband Internet to Haida Gwaii

Telus has just announced a $10 million investment to bring 5G connectivity and broadband internet to Haida Gwaii. The carrier has recently upgraded Mascon to a high-speed network that now provides access to speeds up to 120 Mbps in Daajing Giids and Skidegate. These investments build upon Telus' Reconciliation Commitment and are critical to providing...

Telus Announces $5 Million Investment for 5G Expansion in Gaspésie Region

As part of a $5 million investment in infrastructure in the Gaspésie region this year, Telus will be expanding its next-generation 5G network to Bonaventure, New Richmond, and Paspébiac, providing blazing-fast speeds of up to 1.7 Gbps to the residents and businesses. Leveraging multiple vendors including Samsung, Ericsson, and Nokia, TELUS will continue to expand its 5G...

Telus Invests $2 Million for PureFibre, 5G Expansion in Quebec

Telus on Friday announced an investment of roughly $2 million in the Mékinac and des Chenaux regional county municipalities (RCMs) in Quebec this year, to accelerate the deployment of its PureFibre and 5G networks. The investment from Telus is aimed at deploying the PureFibre network to more than 1,200 families and businesses in Saint-Prosper, Saint-Stanislas,...

Edmonton Continues to Explore the Option of Implementing 5G Technology

According to a report by CBC News, Edmonton city councillors have approved a digital action plan at an executive committee meeting held at city hall yesterday, which is based on implementing the cutting edge 5G wireless technology for improved wireless speeds, connectivity, and stability. The fifth generation of wireless technology is currently not supported in Canada although...

5G Networks Said to Have 200 Times More Access Points for Hackers Than 4G

While discussing cybersecurity at the Canadian Wireless and Telecommunications Association 5G event, Nokia’s Patrick Rhude highlighted that due to the vast number of connections and the updated network architecture, 5G networks have 200 times more access points for hackers to attempt cyberattacks than 4G (via Financial Post). Rhude explained that the difference with 5G is the magnitude of access points...

Apple Preparing to Test Next-Generation 5G Wireless Technology

According to an application document filed with the FCC, Apple is planning to test next-generation 5G wireless technology. The filing, which was discovered by Business Insider, shows that Apple applied for an experimental license to test the wireless technology in the 28- and 39-gigahertz bands. These are known as millimeter wave spectrum bands, which can provide...