Shaw wins Internet deal with city of Winnipeg

Shaw Communications has scored a big win in its campaign to extend its services to municipalities.The Calgary-based cableco won a bidding contest to supply the city of Winnipeg with Internet and virtual private

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Cisco bridges Wi-Fi, cellular nets

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- At Mobile World Congress this week Cisco Systems Inc. unveiled equipment designed to provide cellular-like roaming among Wi-Fi hotspots, and disclosed deployments among several wireless service providers. Cisco rolled out an

Published on: February 28th, 2012 Jim Duffy

CRTC offered few compromises at rates hearing

Perhaps to no one’s surprise, the country’s residential Internet providers have left the federal telecommunications regulator with no unified position on how to resolve a battle over wholesale pricing. At a hearing in

Published on: July 19th, 2011 Howard Solomon

Incumbents fire back at UBB critics

Canadian carriers fired back at opponents of usage-based billing at parliamentary committee meeting Thursday, with one saying the one per cent of users who would be affecting by metered billing shouldn’t be driving

Published on: February 10th, 2011 Dave Webb

Shaw gets new CEO, stays mum on wireless plans

Despite appointing a new leader during its quarterlyconference call on Friday, Shaw Communications Inc. isn’t changing its tune onthe progress of its wireless network — that is to say the cable giant stillrefuses

Published on: October 22nd, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

Shaw chooses NSN for new wireless network

The country’s wireless war picked up pace this week with announcements from two carriers.After a vigorous competition, Shaw Communications Inc. has chosen Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) as the access and core equipment provider

Published on: July 2nd, 2010 Howard Solomon

Carriers shouldn’t rush to LTE, says Telus CEO

Telus Corp. won’t be rushed into upgrading its wireless network to the next generation LTE technology until it has got some return from its just completed HSPA+ network, says the head of the

Published on: May 5th, 2010 Howard Solomon

Shaw to join wireless battle late next year

  Shaw Communications Inc. will launch its Western Canadian-based wireless service late next year, the company said as it released its second quarter results.“We are advancing our strategy to offer a competitive wireless

Published on: April 9th, 2010 Howard Solomon

Hearing to examine broadband obligations of carriers

  The federal telecommunications regulator has caught the industry off-guard by announcing a two-week hearing to look changing the basic telecommunications services carriers have to provide to all Canadians. Realize the Future with HP

Published on: February 4th, 2010