Some ISPs don’t cave when asked for subscriber info, says report

A Canadian privacy and security group isn't impressed with the answers it got from Canadian Internet service providers about their policies on disclosing information about subscribers to government agencies. "They're not quite as

Published on: March 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ottawa turns down sale of spectrum to Bell-Rogers’ Inukshuk

The telecommunications industry has been wondering how hard the Harper government will hit the country’s three biggest wireless carriers after stating last year that it will carefully look over every proposed transfer of

Published on: February 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Rogers opens Calgary data centre

Rogers Communications has opened a new data centre just outside Calgary, its second Uptime Instititue Tier III facility and the first of that type in the province. "We understand the pressures that organizations

Published on: February 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Rogers wins LTE race, by one company’s measure

Every day Canadians are bombarded with marketing from the country’s three biggest wireless carriers about their fast and extensive LTE networks. Which begs the question which of BCE Inc.’s Bell Mobility, Rogers Communications

Published on: February 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

All eyes on Wind Mobile as 700 MHz auction about to start

You'll read a lot of facts and figures about Industry Canada's 700 MHz billion-dollar spectrum auction, which starts Tuesday. But the focus of many in the telecom industry will be on how much

Published on: January 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

August 2013 in review: Wireless war with Ottawa heats up

The war over wireless started the previous month, but in the heat of August it turned decidedly hot. The fight was over the possible purchase of a startup Canadian carrier – either Wind

Published on: December 31st, 2013 Howard Solomon

April 2013 in review: The real state of wireless competition in Canada becomes clear

There was a time when Canada looked like it was going to be one of the feistiest nations in the world when it came to wireless competition. After the 2008 spectrum auction new

Published on: December 24th, 2013 Howard Solomon

January 2013 in review: Trial of Nortel executives finally ends

January can be a slow month for tech news. Not in 2013. There was pent-up anticipation for the release – finally – of the new BlackBerry handsets that would be the saviors of

Published on: December 22nd, 2013 Howard Solomon

CRTC ramps up probe on roaming rates

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has launched a deeper investigation on wholesale wireless roaming rates in the country with the goal of determining in the country’s big three wireless carriers are

Published on: December 13th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano