CRTC declares broadband internet a basic service

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has declared broadband internet a basic telecommunications service for all regions across Canada, and...

December 22nd, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Forget WiFi – LiFi to transfer data at light speed

If you've ever felt that WiFi speeds just aren't cutting it for your wireless connectivity needs, well there is light...

November 25th, 2015 Brian Jackson

ITU 2015 stats confirm digital disruptive revolution

I am at the 2015 WSIS Forum in Geneva this week where the latest statistics were released confirming the digital...

May 28th, 2015 Stephen Ibaraki

Canadian digital strategy isn’t very smart, says consultant

The federal government’s new funding of broadband projects to ensure Canadians in outlying communities have access to Internet delivering at...

April 10th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Cloud Computing

Smaller smart city projects seen in 2014

Concerns around funding are keeping many municipalities around the world from fully implementing their smart city projects, according to analyst...

February 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Dark places, white spaces and soft skills in IT

Dark places, white spaces and soft skills in IT

This past week we’ve had a good mix of comments from our readers who, as always, made us think a little...

May 24th, 2012 brian bloom

Ontario region looks to boost rural broadband

Ontario region looks to boost rural broadband

   KING CITY, Ont. – Around the world communities are racing to bring broadband to business and homes in the belief...

May 23rd, 2012 Howard Solomon

More rural broadband projects OK

More rural broadband projects OK

A day after a hearing wrapped up into whether the federal telecommunications regulator should get involved in pushing rural broadband,...

November 8th, 2010 Howard Solomon

Carriers fire broadsides at CRTC hearing

Carriers fire broadsides at CRTC hearing

It didn’t take long for the knives to come out at a telecommunications hearing into which basic services phone companies...

November 3rd, 2010 Howard Solomon