Federal government to put $305 million more into rural broadband

There’s still no national digital strategy, but the federal government is promising to put another $305 million over five years to extend and enhance broadband internet service for Canadians in rural and Northern communities.

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Technology trends: Fact or fiction

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) released their 2014 5 Technology Trends to Watch report this week.  With the spotlight on Content Curation, Robotics, Driverless Cars, Digital Health Care, and Internet of Things, what

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 25th, 2013 Stephen Ibaraki

Ottawa to reduce domestic — not foreign — wireless roaming rates

After stating in the throne speech that Canadians pay some of the highest wireless rates in the developed world, the Harper government says it will "take steps" to reduce the cost cellular subscribers

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 16th, 2013 Howard Solomon

i-Canada pushing ultra-broadband plan

With the long promised federal digital economy strategy nowhere in sight, a group of Canadian political, business and private sector leaders continues to push for an independent coalition to create the framework to

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 22nd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Ontario needs mobile action plan, says university

The government of Ontario should create a a five-year mobile action plan so the province will become a leading mobile jurisdiction, says an art and design institution. In a report issued Wednesday, OCAD

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 17th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Still waiting for a digital strategy

When it comes to a national digital strategy, 2013 begins exactly as it did 12 months ago – with the country waiting for results. It was May, 2010 when the Harper government announced

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 3rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Still no digital economy strategy from Paradis

Don’t expect the long-delayed digital economy strategy to be announced when the House of Commons resumes Sept. 17.Industry Minister Christian Paradis told the Economic Club of Canada this week that the strategy will

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: August 29th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Competition not enough for new networks: EU official

BRUSSELS -- Europe's top IT policy maker doesn't believe that competition in the market is sufficient to drive investment in next generation networks on the continent. Robert Madelin, head of the European Commission's department

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 After two years of studying and consulting, the federal government still says its promised digital economy strategy will be delivered by the end of the year.But the head of a federal study on innovation

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: June 7th, 2012 Howard Solomon