CIRA Factbook points out digital divide

Canadians are a conservative folk that have taken slowly to the Internet. But when we do we show no loyalty to the country, according to a new report. Two out of every three

Published on: March 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Second satellite to broaden Xplornet’s coverage

The second phase in Xplornet Communication’s plan to bring improved fixed wireless broadband coverage to rural Canada began Thursday with the launch of a satellite from French Guiana. Xplornet owns the Canadian capacity

Published on: July 6th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Festival Hydro transforms Stratford into WiFi hotspot

Festival Hydro Services Inc., a distributor of electrical power to the City of Stratford and surrounding communities, is taking advantage of smart meter technology mandated by the Ontario government to transform the city

Published on: April 21st, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Muni Wi-Fi best practices from California

IT officials from three California cities detailed their experiences earlier this week with trying to set up municipal wireless networks, efforts that have yielded varying degrees of success.Speaking during the MuniWireless conference in

Published on: October 24th, 2007 Paul Krill

Microsoft opens digital divide conference in Beijing

Reducing the digital divide through "integration" is the theme of a two-day Microsoft Corp. conference in Beijing that kicked off Wednesday morning. The Microsoft Government Leaders Forum Asia opened with calls to reduce

Published on: April 17th, 2007 Steven Schwankert

Why the

A few weeks ago I made the point that two of the most common models for describing the Internet have significant flaws that could lead to poor policy decisions. I’ll focus on the

Published on: April 27th, 2006 Johna Till Johnson

India plans US$2.7 billion IT investment

The Indian government plans to spend US$2.7 billion over the next four years to bridge the country's digital divide, according to a government official."You do not want to get into a situation where

Published on: November 6th, 2003 John Ribeiro

Ministers endorse e-APEC plan

Leaders from the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) have endorsed a plan aimed at putting information technology to work to help strengthen regional economies and promote domestic growth. At their weekend summit

Published on: October 21st, 2001 Martyn Williams

Net is transforming African media

The development of the Internet in Africa is playing a vital role in transforming the media there, more than 200 African journalists agreed at a recent meeting in Windhoek, Namibia, marking World Press

Published on: May 18th, 2001 Gideon F. For-mukwai