Discover 5G with VIDEOTRON
What is 5G technology?5G is the 5th generation of wireless network technology. It offers three major improvements:
- Faster speed
- Greater capacity
- Reduced latency (round trip transmission time from the device to the server)
Ultrafast Internet, guaranteedOver time, 5G networks will transmit data up to 20 times faster, seamlessly connect about 1 million devices per km2, and reduce latency to close to zero (1 millisecond as opposed to the current average of 50 milliseconds).
What difference does 5G make in our day-to-day lives?In practical terms, 5G improves the digital services and tools you use on a daily basis. With 5G, streaming data-heavy content, like movies or video games will be a piece of cake. If you’re a gamer, it will provide optimized connectivity for online gaming and open the door to new AI, VR and AR possibilities. And since 5G can support numerous simultaneous connections, you can also use all your smart devices without causing any connection issues, for the ultimate smart home.
5G is deploying at Videotron
Like all Canadian mobile providers, Videotron is deploying its 5G network. Our experts are working to optimize our facilities to implement 5G in selected urban areas in December 2020. Our 5G network will then be gradually rolled out to cover our entire mobile network over the next few years.
The 5G coverage map in December 2020