The Conference of Montreal, one of the largest and most established economic conferences in North America, held its 2023 edition under the theme "Thriving in a World in Transition," featuring high-level speakers including Börje Ekholm, president and CEO, Ericsson.
Nokia and Bell Canada announced the first successful test of 25G PON fiber broadband technology in North America at Bell’s Advanced Technical Lab in Montréal, Québec.
Jeanette Irekvist will assume additional responsibilities as President of Ericsson Canada, effective immediately, while remaining her position as the Vice President and Head of Customer Unit Canada and a member of Ericsson’s North America executive team. She takes over the role as President of Ericsson Canada from Graham Osborne, Vice President, Customer Unit Verizon.
Nokia and Export Development Canada (EDC) expanded their global partnership aimed at helping Nokia sustain and grow its leading-edge Canadian R&D facility to further develop the ecosystem of suppliers and solution partners. This alliance brings investments in 5G and the next-generation network infrastructure for global deployment.
The Government of Canada is supporting the transformative $340 million project that would expand Nokia’s Ottawa facility and revitalize its laboratories with the goal of further advancing wireless technology research and development in Canada.
Nokia announced that it has extended its agreement with AT&T to support global enterprise customers with IoT connectivity using its WING solution and IoT ecosystem. AT&T’s enterprise customers will be able to connect and manage a multitude of IoT devices on their networks, leveraging Nokia WING’s capabilities, including increased performance and flexibility, and lower latency.
CommScope announced it is expanding access to its RUCKUS outdoor wireless broadband solutions in Canada through a new distribution agreement with MBSI WAV, a Canadian premier value-added distributor of wireless and networking technologies.
Canadian communications service provider Bell Canada has selected Ericsson 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) technology to support its nationwide 5G mobile and fixed wireless access deployment.
The Console Connect Software-Defined Interconnection® platform is now available at Cologix’s MTL7 data center in Montréal through a new point of presence (PoP).
Windstream, a provider of advanced network communications, is the first national service provider built into the Virginia Beach, Va., international subsea cable landing station, and is taking orders out of the new Globalinx Data Center.