Do we need a separate network for M2M traffic?

With the co-called Internet of Things only just getting started, it's sometimes hard for enterprises to plan strategies. There may be a device that your (fill in the blank -- warehouse/factory/installations in the

Published on: July 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Primus Canada names new executive team for growth

The new CEO of Primus Telecommunications Canada has overhauled the carrier's executive team to achieve his goal of increasing the company's sales to small and medium businesses. "I'm looking for tremendous growth in

Published on: July 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canadian firm helps monitor World Cup network

Canada doesn’t have a team in this year’s World Cup., but there’s Canadian network technology helping ensure the video, voice and data traffic from Brazil is clear. Gigabit Ethernet demarcation points and performance

Published on: July 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Industry Canada once willing to let incumbents buy startups: Rogers

The Harper government has virtually declared that incumbent carriers won't ever be able to get hold of prized AWS spectrum of wireless startups. But that wasn't always Ottawa's plan, a Rogers Communications Inc.

Published on: June 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Wind chief optimistic about its future, with help from Ottawa

The head of Wind Mobile is certain the startup wireless carrier is going to survive, but admits he needs help from Ottawa to do it. "It's been a very tough road, we're definitely

Published on: June 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

It’s time carriers did better, says new Rogers chief

The telecom industry has invested billions in new wireless networks but it isn't making it easy for cellphone users, says Rogers  Communications' new chief executive. "I don't think we're delivering on the promise

Published on: June 16th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Are Canada’s telcos at a security tipping point?

Telecommunications providers are giants targets for cyber-attacks because they are hubs for digital traffic. Which is why they have to shift from being reactive to proactive, a telecom conference in Toronto was told

Published on: June 16th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

BlackBerry to supply platform for Canadian payment provider

BlackBerry Ltd. continues to expand the way the can leverage its secure global network . The company said Thursday it has struck a three year agreement with mobile payments provider EnStream LP to provide a secure

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Rogers, TekSavvy reveal law enforcement data demands

Law enforcement agencies made just over 174,900 requests to Rogers Communications Inc. last year for customer information, the carrier said this week, one of two service providers to offer detailed metrics on what

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon