Archive for category Canada

Rogers, Ericsson to test 5G technology in Toronto, Ottawa

Rogers, which is upgrading its existing network, expects 5G wireless technology to be ready for prime time by 2020 EMILY JACKSON Published on: April 16, 2018 | Last Updated: April 16, 2018 5:18 PM EDT   Rogers Communications Inc. has partnered with Ericsson to test 5G wireless technology in Toronto and Ottawa, following its top […]

B.C. Hydro revisits plan to build substation under Vancouver school

BC Hydro and the Vancouver School Board are revisiting the idea of building a new underground substation at the Lord Roberts Annex property in the West End and will begin consultation with the community in the coming weeks.  B.C. HYDRO / PNG  SCOTT BROWN  More from Scott Brown Published on: April 12, 2018 | Last Updated: April 12, […]

Beware of the waves of your mobile phone: “A health scandal” could soon be revealed

Posted on April 14, 2018 at 6:00 AM We are close to the health scandal in France because of the waves emitted by a mobile phone. Is it the only one that emits too much? Where are we in Belgium? A telephone has been removed from the sale in France because it exceeds the health threshold of the […]

5G CORRIDOR for Ontario & Quebec

$400-million, public-private investment will create a 5G wireless corridor through Canada’s two largest provinces, which will support the growing network of physical devices, vehicles and other objects that are increasingly communicating directly with each other.

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5G test site erected at Ottawa City Hall

By  Rose Behar   NOV 24, 2017 7:26 PM EDT   Mobilesyrup Canada’s Communications Research Centre (CRC) and the City of Ottawa have teamed up to launch a 5G test site at Ottawa City Hall. Navdeep Bains, minister of innovation, science and economic development, and Jim Watson, mayor of Ottawa, both celebrated the test site’s launch on […]

Duncan doctor raises health impacts of cell towers Stephen Faulkner concerned about Safety Code 6

  ROBERT BARRON  Feb. 9, 2018 5:00 p.m. LOCAL NEWSNEWS Dr. Stephen Faulkner, a family doctor in Duncan, is raising concerns around the increasing number of cell and micro towers in the region. He made a presentation to Duncan’s city council on Feb. 5 in which he said studies indicate that the radiation the towers […]

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Huawei & Telus: Is our Data & DNA at Risk at their 5G “Living Lab”?

  “5G, microcells, the internet of things, and the “smart” revolution might make telecoms and industry a lot of dollars, but for the rest of us, they just don’t make sense.” SALT SPRING, February 17 2018 Citizens for Safe Technology   Vancouverites may very well be guinea pigs in the experiment of the century. Instead […]

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Huawei announces 5G trial in Vancouver

Huawei has announced attaining single-user speeds of 2Gbps during trials of 5G customer premises equipment with Telus in Vancouver, using mmWave spectrum, Massive MIMO, F-OFDM, and polar coding. By Corinne Reichert |  February 15, 2018 Chinese networking giant Huawei has unveiled an urban trial of 5G wireless-to-the-home (WttX) customer premises equipment (CPE) in Vancouver in partnership with Canadian […]

5G : Your Comments on the BC Development Strategy by FEB 28

BC is creating a new Rural Development Strategy.  The provincial govt will be posting a series of discussion topics at the link below, plus specific comments may be submitted by February 28.    “Feedback received will be compiled into a report and posted to this site in Spring 2018. Government will use the data gathered from […]

More Telus Small Cells Installed

EMR Alliance of BC has been researching the next generation of microwave antennas that is currently being installed in British Columbia.  Since our last postings of locations in BC, there have been new towns covered and other towns with expansions of the current eNode network. New towns with Small Cells are Ladysmith, Chemainus and Chilliwack. […]