Quick summary of coverage in the media from the third day of The 2018 Canadian Telecom Summit:
- Canada to hold key 5G spectrum auction in 2020, says Innovation Minister Bains • Canadian Press;
- Ottawa to auction more spectrum for 5G wireless networks, launch affordable internet program • Financial Post;
- TELUS extends low-cost high speed internet to more low-income Canadian families • News release;
- Ottawa to hold 5G spectrum auctions by 2021, introduces new low-income internet program • Globe and Mail;
- CTS 2018: Bains brings more spectrum for 5G and $10/month broadband for low income families • CARTT.ca;
- ISPs pledge allegiance to Feds’ low-cost broadband initiative Connecting Families • CARTT.ca;
- Canadian wireless: Four players still the magic number? • CARTT.ca;
- CTS 2018: Telecom execs tangle over CRTC proposals and “joke” wireless plans • CARTT.ca;
- CTS 2018: Why it’s important to think of safety and security as a brand • CARTT.ca;
- CTS 2018: Man and machine, or how AI will transform telecom • CARTT.ca;
- Bains says spectrum auction dates to give industry predictability • The Wire Report;
- Too many emergency alerts could lead to ignorance: telecom consultant • The Wire Report;
- 5G spectrum auctions to be complete by 2021, says Innovation Minister • IT World Canada
- And of course, my own blog post, Connecting families • Telecom Trends.
Over the coming weeks, I plan to post video from various sessions of The Canadian Telecom Summit. Watch this space, and have a good summer.