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Rogers Q1 revenues climb 2%, driven by fixed broadband growth

Canadian fixed and mobile operator Rogers Communications' total revenue reached CAD3.488 billion (USD2.780 billion) in Q1 2021, up 2% from CAD3.416 billion reported in Q1 2020. Total service revenue dropped by 1% year-on-year to CAD3.021 billion, as Wireless division turnover fell slightly from CAD2.077 billion in 1Q20 to CAD2.074 billion in the la...
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Shaw quarterly revenues: mobile up 8.5%, fixed services down 0.8%

Canada's Shaw Communications reported a 1.8% year-on-year improvement in total revenues for its fiscal second quarter ending 28 February 2021, to CAD1.387 billion (USD1.106 billion), with a 6.2% EBITDA increase to CAD637 million and a 29.9% hike in three-month net profit to CAD217 million. During the quarter, the group added 82,300 net mobile subsc...
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Cogeco Connexion boosts quarterly revenues 10.1%

Canadian cableco Cogeco Connexion increased its revenues by 10.1% year-on-year to CAD355 million (USD282 million) in the three months ended 28 February 2021, as a result of the DERYtelecom acquisition completed in December 2020, the cumulative effect of sustained demand for residential high speed internet since the beginning of the pandemic, and ra...
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Videotron buys Cablovision Warwick

Quebec-based quadruple-play cableco Videotron has acquired smaller operator Cablovision Warwick and its network in the Centre-du-Quebec region. Videotron CEO Jean-Francois Pruneau declared: 'We plan to invest in Cablovision Warwick's existing infrastructure in order to offer residents and businesses in the towns they currently serve our state-of-th...
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Rogers launches Wireless Private Networks for large businesses

Canada's Rogers Communications, via its Rogers for Business division, has launched a managed solution for Wireless Private Networks (WPN) that provides large businesses with a dedicated on-site wireless network platform to securely connect devices, prioritise network traffic, control sensitive data, and run business applications. The scalable manag...
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Canada gets public-funded connectivity rollouts galore

Rogers Communications has announced a five-year CAD300 million (USD240 million) public-private partnership with the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, and the Eastern Ontario Regional Network, to bring reliable wireless connectivity to 99% of Eastern Ontario's residents and businesses. Rogers will invest over CAD150 million in the proje...
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Telus implements cloud automation, slicing tech with DZS

Canadian fixed and mobile operator Telus has selected DZS' Cloud End-to-End Orchestration & Automation (E2EO) solution, described as a carrier-grade, cloud native platform designed to simplify and automate the deployment of any network slice and any service on any cloud. The deployment of the DZS Cloud platform will deliver automated life cycle...
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Rogers assisting Eeyou Mobility launch in Quebec

Canada's largest mobile operator Rogers Communications announced that it is helping northern Quebec start-up Eeyou Mobility launch its network, by providing wireless spectrum to enable connectivity for more residents in rural, remote and Indigenous communities in the region. Eeyou Mobility's website says it is deploying a 4G LTE mobile network thro...
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Samsung selected as SaskTel’s sole 4G/5G RAN/core network vendor

Canadian regional full-service operator SaskTel has selected South Korea's Samsung Electronics as its sole supplier of 4G/5G radio access and core networks. Samsung has agreed to provide an end-to-end 5G deployment solution including all hardware, software and associated expertise for the Saskatchewan-based telco. SaskTel CEO Doug Burnett announced...
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Telus Q4 revenues: wireline up, wireless down

Canada's Telus Corporation announced its results for the fourth quarter of 2020, with consolidated revenues increasing by 5.2% year-on-year to CAD4.06 billion (USD3.20 billion). Wireless segment turnover decreased by 1.9% y-o-y in October-December 2020 on lower network (service) revenue and lower equipment/other revenue, but wireline division sales...
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Xplornet deploys 70 new towers in January

Canadian rural-focused broadband operator Xplornet has announced its latest batch of network tower deployments, noting that between its last tower update (in late December – reporting twelve new towers) and early February, it built and switched on 70 additional towers across rural areas. The new towers are located across nine Canadian provinces fro...
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Telus announces 5G and LTE expansion to smaller communities

Canada's Telus announced the expansion of its 5G network to several smaller communities, including Chilliwack in British Columbia, plus Fairview, Greenview, Smoky River and Wabasca in Alberta, enabling businesses and residents to access what the operator claims is 'the fastest 5G network in Canada'. Telus' 5G coverage map currently shows a presence...
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Bell FY20 sales decline 3.8%; announces CAD1.2bn two-year investment in fibre, 5G, fixed-wireless

Bell Canada reported a 3.8% drop in annual revenues in 2020 to CAD22.883 billion (USD17.861 billion) with declines of 3.6% in service revenue and 5.5% in product revenue. The group posted a 2.8% y-o-y fall in Q4 revenues to CAD6.102 billion, as COVID-19 continued to impact consumer and commercial activity, including wireless product sales and roami...
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Rogers Q4 turnover drops 7% on wireless service revenue

Canadian cableco and mobile operator Rogers Communications reported that its total revenue decreased by 7% year-on-year to CAD3.680 billion (USD2.869 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2020, largely driven by an 8% decrease in wireless service revenue – mainly a result of lower roaming revenue due to global travel restrictions during COVID-19, and l...
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Distributel buys fellow Canadian telco Primus

Canadian telco Distributel Communications has acquired fellow independent operator Primus Telecommunications (Canada), which it announced will create a stronger brand offering residential, business and wholesale telecommunications services nationwide. Primus, founded in 1997, had been owned by US-based Birch Communications since 2016, whilst Distri...
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Cogeco announces full launch of EPICO IPTV service

Canadian cableco Cogeco Connexion has announced the full commercial launch of its 'EPICO' IPTV service based on a technology platform integrated with Google's Android TV ecosystem, available now for 'the majority' of its customers across its Quebec/Ontario network footprint. Cogeco says the new service allows users to take advantage of the latest t...
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Cogeco Connexion quarterly sales improve by 2.2%

Canadian cableco Cogeco Connexion reported that its revenues in the three months to end-November 2020 – its first fiscal quarter – climbed 2.2% year-on-year to CAD328.0 million (USD258.9 million), citing sustained demand for residential high speed internet since the beginning of the pandemic due to customers spending more time at home for work, edu...
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Xplornet buys Metro Loop

Canadian rural fixed-wireless/fibre broadband specialist Xplornet Communications has announced the acquisition of Ocdotus, a fibre-based service provider in southern Ontario operating under the name Metro Loop. Headquartered in Hamilton, Ontario, Metro Loop provides fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) services in Hamilton and Haldimand County. Xplornet is...
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Rogers begins 5G standalone core network deployment

Rogers Communication has announced that it is starting to roll out Canada's first 5G standalone (SA) core network, in partnership with Ericsson, initially to serve Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver, aiming to support future devices and chipsets as they become available. 5G SA – built on Ericsson's dual-mode 5G Core – will enable ultra-low lat...
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Videotron launches 5G in Montreal in partnership with Samsung

Videotron announced the launch of its first commercial 5G mobile network section in Montreal on December 15th 2020, with rollout to continue gradually across the city and Quebec's other urban centres, in collaboration with the operator's 5G network technology partner Samsung. A press release declared: 'This is an important first step in the deploym...
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