Rogers shatters 5G coverage goal

October 20, 2020
Canadian operator Rogers Communications more than doubled the size of its 5G footprint, vastly exceeding its previous target for the number of towns and cities covered by the netwo... Read More

Unlimited plans eat into Rogers results

January 29, 2020
Rogers Communications CEO Joe Natale revealed the first device compatible with the operator’s fledgling 5G network will become available in March, as the company reported Q4 2019... Read More

Canadian operators make unlimited moves

June 14, 2019
Bell Canada followed Rogers Communications in offering a so-called unlimited tariff, marking a major shift in a market known for pricey mobile service. The operators’ new plans w... Read More

Bell, Huawei carry out 5G tests in Canada

November 16, 2017
Canadian telecom operator Bell confirmed it is currently conducting further trials of 5G mobile technology in the 28 GHz and 3.5 GHz ranges. In a release to announce the telco’s ... Read More

Six futuristic phone designs

September 20, 2016
Cell phone technology continues moving forward year after year, but many of the developments are incremental—a better camera, more storage space, or a faster processor. Those are... Read More

T-Mobile 5G plans remain cautious

January 4, 2016
T-Mobile US has joined AT&T in taking a more cautious approach to the deployment of so-called “5G” service, both of which are counter to Verizon Wireless’ aggressive 5G ... Read More

MetroPCS adds service in Mexico and Canada

December 20, 2015
Continuing to take cues from its parent company T-Mobile US, prepaid brand MetroPCS expanded its international efforts to Canada, offering unlimited talk, text and data north of th... Read More

T-Mobile US unveils mini 4G LTE tower

October 24, 2015
In the latest of its Un-carrier amped marketing events, T-Mobile US today announced the 4G LTE CellSpot, which the company describes as a “first-ever 4G LTE mini-tower” designe... Read More

The Benefits of the Tower World

September 17, 2015
The tower industry offers a lot of potential because the business model is great, and even though the industry isn’t risk-free, it’s pretty darn close in our opinion. The Benef... Read More

Verizon to trial ‘5G’ next year

September 8, 2015
US operator Verizon announced plans to hold 5G field trials in 2016 in a bid to “accelerate the expected rate of innovation” of the technology. Verizon to trial ‘5G’ next y... Read More

FCC aligns 600 MHz plans with Canada

August 19, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission continues to craft its 600 MHz spectrum plans, with the latest move coming in connection with Canada’s government regulators over harmonizin... Read More

Macro Cells Remain Core of Network

July 30, 2015
Senior Telecom / Media High Yield Analyst Davis Hebert at Wells Fargo shared some takeaways from the company’s 4th annual telecom symposium, “The Wireless Supply Chain—Soup t... Read More

SpaceX has a radical new invention idea

June 16, 2015
Elon Musk’s SpaceX is planning a new network of satellites, and they’ll come with an interesting function: an Internet connection. According to an application filed with the FC... Read More

Will cell towers soon become obsolete?

May 19, 2015
Advances in wireless technology could see cell towers become a thing of the past, according to telecommunications experts. “There’s no reason why your cellphone isnR... Read More

How Wireless Infrastructure works

April 29, 2015
From towers to cellphones and everything in between, wireless infrastructure is what makes it possible to do everything from checking your Facebook at a football game to calling 91... Read More

Small Cells Continue to Grow

April 27, 2015
During the first quarter conference calls of Crown Castle and SBA Communications, light was shed on the small cell sector. SBA noted that they have signed up for some small cell co... Read More

Will cell towers soon become obsolete?

April 22, 2015
Advances in wireless technology could see cell towers become a thing of the past, according to telecommunications experts. “There’s no reason why your cellphone isn... Read More

Goodbye 3G. Adios, Farewell, Sayonora.

December 8, 2014
Remember 1G? Maybe, like a vague memory you’re not sure actually exists. That’s the hope for 3G, and Verizon is working on discarding their 3G technology and replacing it all w... Read More

Consortium of investors to buy Wind Mobile

December 2, 2014
Wind Mobile has reached a deal that will give it the financial backing it needs to become a viable fourth player in Canada’s wireless industry. Consortium of investors to buy Win... Read More