LTE not fast enough? Get ready for 5G

Most Canadian cellular carriers are nicely cruising in true 4G mode – that is, with LTE-based networks – after the technology was introduced here in 2011. They haven’t even torqued their networks to

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

B.C. provider starts fixed LTE-based broadband service

A British Columbia service provider has become the second Canadian telco to use LTE equipment from China's Huawei Technologies to provide fixed wireless broadband to rural residents. ABC Communications said Tuesday the new wireless

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Do Canadian telecom, data protection laws hinder U.S. exports?

Along with tariffs, the Softwood Lumber Agreement, restrictions on United States grain exports and other issues, the U.S. has cited Canada’s telecommunications and data protection policies as trade barriers. In its annual Foreign

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Small ISPs top large providers on transparency: Report

There is still a lot of room for improvement on how well local Internet service providers inform their customers on how they are protecting private information but on the whole, smaller ISPs are

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Complaints as Telus makes Public Mobile subscribers switch

Public Mobile gambled in 2008 when it bought slices of spectrum in Ontario and Quebec few wanted because there weren't many cellphones that could use the frequencies. But while the startup carrier found

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

U.S. service providers used to “launder” spyware, say Canadian researchers

The United States is proud of its leadership in information technology. So perhaps it is no surprise that a company that apparently helps governments in their digital spying chose U.S. service providers to

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Canadian video conferencing platform gets expanded

A Canadian videoconferencing company has enhanced its platform for service providers and system integrators with a new Windows desktop client and more cloud-based on-demand services. Magor Corp. of Ottawa said Tuesday that the

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Japanese, E.U. carriers top 2013 IPv6 adoption

Global adoption rates of IPv6 saw a bit of a surge in the second half of last year due to a growth in the roll out of the Internet protocol by major network

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Telus walks out of industry assocation

What do startups Wind Mobile, Mobilicity, Public Mobile and giant Telus Corp. have in common? Besides selling wireless, all have pulled out of their industry lobby group, The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA).

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon