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Telecom CEO: “Empower the right person with the right skillset to step up at the right time”

Early in her tenure as the new head and eoo-owner of Calgary-based Advantage Tower, Allison Earl had some heated moments...

June 7th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Cisco, mobile data, networks IoT, M2M

‘Smart traffic’ to push 10-fold growth in mobile data: Cisco

Rapidly growing shift from basic feature phones to smart phones, combined with expanding mobile device use and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications...

February 3rd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

data, big data, network, code

June 2104 in review: Big stories from big data

Big data held centre court this month, thanks to a conference in Toronto. We got a bunch of big stories...

December 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon


Subscriber retention behind Wi-Fi deployment

Improving customer experience and ultimately retaining subscribers if the key motivation behind carriers’ efforts to deploy next generation Wi-Fi technologies,...

December 2nd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Wind Mobile now in new hands

Ottawa has approved the restructuring of Wind Mobile's ownership. Now the question is what direction the new shareholders will point...

November 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Wind Mobile chair Anthony Lacavera at 2014 Canadian Telecom Summit(c) ITWC staff photo

Lacavera gives up CEO post, remains chairman of Wind Mobile

In 2011 Wind Mobile chair and co-founder Anthony Lacavera took over as CEO of the startup carrier, with the number...

October 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon


Tories press on with lawful access

The Harper government's decision not to amend or delete a section of its online crime legislation that protects carriers that...

October 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Carriers hopeful as CRTC hearing into wireless wholesale rates opens

Wireless carriers start a week-long hearing today before the federal telecommunications regulator, another in a series of fights that always...

September 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Al Burgio, CEO of IIX.  Staff photo ITWorldCanada

Video interview: A Canadian at the centre of the Internet

The road to being an Internet infrastructure entrepreneur can sometimes be a twisty one. For Al Burgio, it wound from...

September 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon