Wi-Fi group calls for more unlicenced spectrum

A wireless industry group called WifiForward, is calling on United States policy makers to open up unlicenced spectrum for Wi-Fi and other uses to head off potential congestion brought about by the increasing

Published on: February 18th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Innovation held back by lack of broadband access: Ting

Innovation in Canada’s wireless industry is being held back by the lack of wholesale access to broadband networks, according to the head of a Canadian company that owns a mobile virtual network operator

Published on: November 19th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

North Korea urged to open Internet, cellphone access

Members of a private and humanitarian mission touring North Korea is calling on the totalitarian state to increase open cellphone and Internet access.“The citizens of the DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) will

Published on: January 9th, 2013

Google plans free Wi-Fi for New York

More than 2000 residents, over 5,000 students and hundreds of tech workers are expected to benefit from a free Wi-Fi network which Google Inc. intends to deploy in New York City.The network will

Published on: January 9th, 2013

ITU wants to drive Net access in developing countries

LUSAKA, Zambia - Even though several undersea cables now serve Africa, broadband services still cost on average three times the monthly per capita income in the region, according to a new report.The 2012

Published on: May 22nd, 2012 Michael Malakata

Aliant promises broadband for all Prince Edward Islanders

As Prince Edward Island announces a plan to bring broadband to all of its communities, U.S. President-Elect Barack Obama is promising to do the same for our neighbours to the south. Bell Aliant

Published on: November 12th, 2008 Greg Meckbach

IBM solar panel announcement fits into green ambitions

IBM’s recent announcement of its technique for recycling silicon chips into solar panels, is the kind of environmental-related news that fits in with Vermont’s high-tech ambitions and green sensibilities. Vermont is developing a

Published on: October 31st, 2007 Patrick Thibodeau

Belarus looks to adopt digital communication

The Belarusian Council of Ministers has reported results of telecom industry development and announced a development program for 2006-2010. In a five-year period the government plans to change analog communication equipment for digital.

Published on: December 7th, 2006 Dina Astakhova

Regional Victoria in broadband crisis: minister

Regional Victoria is suffering an infrastructure crisis with 163,000 homes and businesses without access to broadband, according to Victorian Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Marsha Thomson. A new report, commissioned by the

Published on: May 17th, 2006 Computerworld Staff