More rural broadband help on the way

Ottawa wants to hear from the telecom industry on its plans to widen the licencing for spectrum in the 2...

May 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Mobilicity sign

Moore casts doubt on Telus’ latest try for Mobilicity

Ottawa will likely slam the door again on Telus Corp. if it continues to ask permission to buy financially struggling...

April 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon


Critics complain Ottawa could have gone further with digital policy

The Harper government's new digital policy has received mixed reviews from some industry observers who hoped Ottawa would be daring in...

April 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Federal government to put $305 million more into rural broadband

There’s still no national digital strategy, but the federal government is promising to put another $305 million over five years to...

February 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon


Technology trends: Fact or fiction

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) released their 2014 5 Technology Trends to Watch report this week.  With the spotlight on...

October 25th, 2013 Stephen Ibaraki


Ottawa to reduce domestic — not foreign — wireless roaming rates

After stating in the throne speech that Canadians pay some of the highest wireless rates in the developed world, the...

October 16th, 2013 Howard Solomon

i-Canada pushing ultra-broadband plan

i-Canada pushing ultra-broadband plan

With the long promised federal digital economy strategy nowhere in sight, a group of Canadian political, business and private sector...

January 22nd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Ontario needs mobile action plan, says university

Ontario needs mobile action plan, says university

The government of Ontario should create a a five-year mobile action plan so the province will become a leading mobile...

January 17th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Still waiting for a digital strategy

Still waiting for a digital strategy

When it comes to a national digital strategy, 2013 begins exactly as it did 12 months ago – with the...

January 3rd, 2013 Howard Solomon