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Kelowna hosts 5G Pilot project

The City of Kelowna has agreed to be a pilot “5G smart city” — beginning with monitoring pedestrian and vehicle traffic. This is the type of “smart city” that Toronto rejected, based on concerns that privacy would be invaded. So why is Kelowna doing this?  People need to get organized and look at this by […]

Network challenges loom large for telecom’s ‘4G on steroids’

The hundreds of thousands of small cells needed to run 5G are a recipe for conflict between cities and wireless carriers October 19, 2018 7:00 AM EDT Cellphone towers disguised as pine trees, palm trees or cacti aren’t fooling many as they jut out of the natural landscape. Just google the Rogers Communications Inc. “tree” […]

Rogers, UBC partner to build 5G innovation hub on campus

The Canadian Press  September 20, 2018 VANCOUVER — Rogers Communications Inc. has partnered with the University of British Columbia to build a campus hub for 5G innovation. The telecommunications company says it will deploy 5G-ready network equipment on the campus early next year. The wireless technology is up to 100 times faster than the current 4G […]

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