General Motors (GM) Canada and TELUS are working together to connect next-generation vehicles to TELUS’ 5G network. This is the first time that GM has selected a domestic communications company to provide connected-vehicle services for Canadian customers.
Bell Canada will collaborate with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to modernize the digital experience of customers and support 5G innovation across Canada. By bringing AWS Wavelength to the country, Bell will be the first Canadian telco to offer AWS-powered multi-access edge computing (MEC) to business and government users.
TELUS has earned the top spot in Ookla’s 2021 Fastest Mobile Network Speedtest Awards for the fifth year in a row. This shows the operator’s superior network speed and strength across the country as Canadians continue to rely on network connectivity throughout the pandemic.
Rogers Communications has been awarded the contract to improve the coverage and capacity of cellular networks in the Eastern Ontario region through the Eastern Ontario Regional Network's (EORN) Cell Gap Project.
Bell Canada and Google Cloud announced a strategic partnership to power Bell’s company-wide digital transformation, enhance its network and IT infrastructure, and enable a more sustainable future. This new, multi-year partnership will combine Bell’s 5G network leadership with Google’s expertise in multicloud, data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI), to deliver next-generation experiences for Bell customers across Canada.
Rogers Communications Inc, and Shaw Communications Inc. announced that they have reached an agreement for Rogers to acquire all of Shaw’s issued and outstanding Class A Shares and Class B Shares in a transaction valued at approximately $26 billion inclusive of approximately $6 billion of Shaw debt (the “Transaction”). The offer price of $40.50 per share represents a significant premium for Shaw shareholders; further details of the transaction are described below. The transaction is not subject to a financing condition as Rogers has secured committed debt financing, which it will use along with balance sheet cash and the issuance of 23.6 million shares to the Shaw Family Living Trust.
Rogers Communications announced it is launching Canada’s largest and most reliable 5G network, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Now residents and businesses in parts of Halifax have access to this next generation of wireless technology which will be expanding soon to neighbouring communities. Rogers 5G is the first and only 5G network in Atlantic Canada, and is also available in communities across New Brunswick. Rogers currently offers 5G access to half of the Canadian population, and is available in over 700 communities nationwide with the commitment to reach 1,000 by year end.
Verizon and AT&T were announced by the FCC the winners of an $81 billion auction for the license to use important 5G airwaves. The high amounts spent by the telcos reflect the importance of securing licensing for the airwaves.
TELUS has set new science-based greenhouse gas (GHG emissions) reduction targets to further demonstrate its global sustainability leadership and support the world’s fight against climate change.
TELUS proudly announced that it has been named Canada’s Most Respected Mobile Service Provider by Canadians. A survey of Canadians from coast to coast to coast ranked TELUS first out of 22 mobile service providers across the country. TELUS’ Most Respected Award is based on the company’s reputation across customer service excellence, team culture, its contribution to our communities, diversity and inclusion efforts and overall brand trust.