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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

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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

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Open access key to better Internet in Canadian cities: panel

Canada needs to adopt an open access infrastructure model if it’s going to provide Internet service competitive with the bandwidth...

September 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

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New Wind in carrier’s future

Wind Mobile's future is about to change. The Canadian carrier's minority shareholder and biggest debtholder, Amsterdam-based VimpelCom Lted. announced this...

September 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Group urges Ottawa to set aside spectrum again in auction

The Harper government must set aside cellular frequencies for spectrum for new or small carriers to bid on in an...

September 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Videotron now offers LTE service

Canada has its seventh cellular carrier to offer LTE service after Quebec-based Videotron announced it has begun offering the hight-speed...

September 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Ottawa to spring 3500 MHz spectrum for urban, rural areas

A year ago Industry Canada promised the wireless industry it would try to allocate 750 MHz worth of spectrum for...

August 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Calgary economists insist fourth national cellular carrier not needed

Two Calgary economists are standing firm on their argument that Ottawa is wasting its time trying to promote a fourth...

August 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon