Sunday, February 29, 2004IT goes first class "Classic Hotels - State of the Art Technology", that's the promise of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, owner of such vintage lodgings as The Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, The Fairmont Banff Springs, and Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City.
Tuesday, February 10, 2004U. S. senators seek to limit Internet tax moratorium Four U.S. senators will introduce a bill to extend a now-expired Internet tax moratorium by two years, instead of a permanent ban on Internet-only taxes that passed through the U.S. House in September.
Thursday, July 17, 2003EC fines Wanadoo 10.35 million euros The European Commission (EC) levied a 10.35 million euros (US$11.53 million) fine on French Internet service provider (ISP) Wanadoo SA Wednesday, after finding it guilty of stifling competition in the market for high-speed Internet access.
Wednesday, June 25, 2003Ethernet: It isn't just for LANs anymore Demand for Ethernet equipment and services is expected to grow dramatically in the coming years because of the technology's familiarity, ease of use and technical advancements.
Monday, April 28, 2003Telus launches WLAN solutions With today’s workforce breaking the chains that bind them to their desks, Telus Corp. announced on Tuesday four solutions that it says will help to increase productivity and lower costs while offering its customers choice.
Tuesday, April 15, 2003'Wi-Fi Fleet' to operate at Boston Marathon Tech Superpowers Inc. plans to operate its "WiFi Fleet" -- two cars outfitted with wireless Internet access, e-mail and the ability to send iLife-created "video postcards" -- during next week's running of the 107th annual Boston Marathon.
Tuesday, April 08, 2003Retooling retail Broadband hasn't been more than a blip on the retail radar screen, but that's about to change. According to a recent series of reports by Forrester Research Inc., Web retailers will have to upgrade their websites to address the demands and needs of broadband shoppers or risk missing out on this potentially lucrative segment of the market.
Monday, March 10, 2003New provincial access centres established Seven new Internet access centres have been officially launched in LaSalle, Que., as part of Industry Canada’s Community Access Program (CAP).
Monday, November 04, 2002UK broadband schools may boost overall use Easynet Ltd. and UK Online Ltd. launched a Broadband for Schools initiative in London Thursday, and said that the educational push will boost overall availability of broadband services.
Monday, October 07, 2002ASEAN cybersecurity pledge remains all talk Despite a pledge to formulate measures against cyberterrorism and cyberattacks, countries in the Southeast Asian region have, so far, done little to actually implement any safeguards.
Thursday, June 20, 2002Microsoft's MSN to team with Verizon Online Microsoft Corp.'s goal to expand the number of users connected to the Internet over broadband got a boost Thursday as the company announced it would team with Verizon Communications Inc. to deliver its MSN Internet service to Verizon's high-speed Internet customers in the U.S.
Thursday, May 09, 2002Special report on Cyberterrorism U.S. officials are playing down the prevalent threat posed by cyberterrorism, but countries around the world, including the U.K., have been looking into the matter for some time and the very real threat it poses to business.
Saturday, May 04, 2002Telecommunications in Canada: Part 1 - traditional telecommunications services Since deregulation by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) in 1998 (when facilities-based competition began), prices for telecommunications in Canada have dropped, as new competitors and technologies enter the market.
Thursday, April 25, 2002More give and less take Since the most common way to access the Internet is with a home computer, the price of PCs needs to fall to encourage more buyers. This is happening, with promotional offers such as cheap computers in return for online subscriptions becoming more popular and, in some places, consumers can even get a PC for free if they don't mind being constantly bombarded with online advertising. While most governments are happy to let the free market take its course, others see a need to give it a bit of a push.
Thursday, March 21, 2002Briefs
Thursday, September 27, 2001AOL LatAm to axe 7.6 per cent of its workforce America Online Latin America Inc. will lay off 133 employees, a 7.6 per cent workforce reduction, the company announced in a filing Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Thursday, June 14, 2001Where there’s a will, there’s a wireless way While most of us are busy just trying to keep up with the Joneses and their high-tech gadgets, businesses are focusing on staying a step ahead of those pesky figurative neighbours.
Friday, April 27, 2001Net access alliance could change your ISP It's partnership time for Internet access, with both Microsoft Corp. and American Online Inc. cutting deals to broaden Net access options.
Thursday, April 12, 2001MSN adopts Brightmail spam filtering Microsoft Corp.'s Internet access service MSN has adopted anti-spam software from Brightmail Inc. as an option for users to protect themselves from unwanted e-mail messages, Brightmail announced Wednesday.
Monday, April 02, 2001High-speed wireless, but it's not 3G Wired broadband solutions so tightly clutched to British Telecommunications PLC's breast might no longer be the future of home Internet access. One of Europe's leading research laboratories, the AT&T Corp. labs in Cambridge, England, has teamed up with Cambridge Broadband to test a pioneering broadband wireless network in the area.
Tuesday, February 20, 2001Wired US population grows steadily More than 168 million people now have Internet access, pushing the number of Netizens in the United States to 60 percent of the population, according to a January study from Net measurement service Nielsen/NetRatings.
Thursday, February 15, 2001Cable cut hits China hard Internet users in China have been hard-hit by a break in a major transpacific cable last Friday. The break is not to be fixed until some time next week.
Monday, February 12, 2001China-U.S. cable won't be fixed until next week A repair ship has been dispatched to the waters off Chongming, China, to fix the break that occurred Friday morning in the China-U.S. Cable Network, but the high-capacity fiber-optic cable probably will not be repaired until at least next week, an executive of network provider Teleglobe Hong Kong Ltd. said on Monday.