Monday, March 25, 2013Oracle gains signaling software in Tekelec deal Tekelec specializes in products that enable telcos to scale LTE, IMS and 3G networks and launch personalized services
Tuesday, December 21, 2010YEAR IN REVIEW: April 2010 Apple unveils the iPad, Father of Java James Gosling resigns Oracle, Palm is put up for sale, Canadian privacy commissioner sends scathing letter to Google. What went down in April 2010
Thursday, October 22, 2009Internet now dominated by 'traffic superpowers' An Arbor Network study found half the Internet traffic runs through 150 content delivery networks. Two years ago, 10,000 companies accounted for half the traffic, but now there are barely 100 companies that matter on the Web
Thursday, October 08, 2009Report dismisses claims Canada lags in broadband A report funded by phone and cable companies says Canada isn't doing as bad as some studies say. However, an industry analyst says the real issue is lack of competition
Tuesday, October 07, 2008Malaysian company to market Alcatel-Lucent WiMAX devices Deal is said to be the first international offering of comprehensive lineup of WiMAX equipment...
Sunday, May 11, 2008Small Canadian network equipment maker makes U.S. acquisition Company owner Robert Offley had a choice to expand into the U.S.: Build or buy. He chose to buy a California company with deep roots in the utility and telco markets
Wednesday, September 13, 2006Wireless continues to batter landline services, survey says Landline telephone companies continue to lose ground to wireless service providers, and Canadian users take time to switch to cell phones compared to consumers in other countries, a Statistics Canada survey indicates.
Sunday, February 19, 2006CRTC decision sparks outrage Consumer advocacy groups are outraged at the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's decision to funnel $652.7 million from deliberate overbillings of telephone customers to expanding broadband services. The money should be refunded to home phone users, they say.
Monday, May 30, 2005Senior research analyst, Info-Tech Research Group Microsoft Corp.’s relentless march into the communication technology arena could spell changes for telcos and businesses seeking connective services, according to one IT industry analyst.
Thursday, May 12, 2005Game over: demand in networking industry is dead We’re screwed. There’s no other way to put it. Who’s “we?” The network/datacom/telecom industry. And why are we screwed? Because demand is dead. Kaput. Moribund. Innovation has never been better, and demand has never been worse.
Tuesday, October 12, 2004Deutsche Telekom to reintegrate T-Online Deutsche Telekom AG, Europe's largest telecommunications company, has moved to strengthen its ability to provide bundled voice, data and video services by making an offer to buy back the shares of its Internet subsidiary that it doesn't already own.
Thursday, April 29, 2004Telcos to call on Canadian brains? Canada is in the fortuitous — or perhaps ill fated, depending on your point of view — position of being both a destination for telecom offshoring and a jumping-off point for homegrown telcos looking to offshore work currently done here.
Thursday, December 11, 2003Telecommunications Briefs
Thursday, March 13, 2003Snooping laws toned down The U.K. Home Office today released its draft code of practice on data retention, scrapping its planned extensions to the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) following an outcry from civil liberties groups and the general public.
Monday, March 10, 2003Snooping laws toned down The U.K. Home Office today released its draft code of practice on data retention, scrapping its planned extensions to the RIPA (Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act) following an outcry from civil liberties groups and the general public.
Thursday, November 14, 2002Telecom price war could bring unseen expenses While observers agree that the telecommunications industry is on the rocks today, they diverge widely in their opinions of the future.
Thursday, May 02, 2002Competition and data I have had the pleasure for some time now of trying to set up toll free phone service for my company's sales and support efforts. When I say “pleasure,” I mean intense annoyance coming close to precipitating psychosis.
Thursday, July 01, 1999Study warns Canadian telcos that Americans are coming American bandwidth barons such as Qwest Communications and Level 3 Communications bringing their massive fibre networks into Canada will force the country’s telcos to expand their offerings beyond the realm of transport, according to a study by Toronto’s Convergence Consulting Group.