T. L. P.
December 2008
CED;Dec2008, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p28
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the activities and accomplishments of Vidéotron Ltd., Canada's third-largest cable operator. éotron in Canada. The company became the first North American cable operator to deploy DOCSIS 3.0 channel bonding with Cisco Systems Inc. technology. Vidéotron appointed Aurora Networks Inc. to upgrade its network. Meanwhile, Vidéotron's parent company Quebecor Media Inc. was the successful bidder on 17 licenses for Advanced Wireless Services (AWS).


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