When the country's three biggest wireless carriers launched LTE service several years ago, their initial download data speeds were nowhere near the technology's potential high. Slowly, however, as their network expanded and they
Published on: August 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca
Two Calgary economists are standing firm on their argument that Ottawa is wasting its time trying to promote a fourth wireless carrier in the country because Bell, Rogers and Telus are competitive enough.
Published on: August 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca
The federal telecom regulator has slapped Rogers Communications for unjust discrimination against competitors in its wholesale Canadian roaming rates for smaller carriers. "Rogers has imposed exclusivity clauses in roaming agreements that prohibited smaller
Published on: July 31st, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca
When the Supreme Court of Canada ruled last month that police needed a search warrant to get basic subscriber information from Internet providers, it seemed clear that if law enforcement agencies only had
Published on: July 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca
It's best known as a place where regulatory issues are debated among incumbents and challengers, but this year's Canadian Telecom Summit reflected how smartphones and other mobile technologies have made communication service providers
The Harper government has virtually declared that incumbent carriers won't ever be able to get hold of prized AWS spectrum of wireless startups. But that wasn't always Ottawa's plan, a Rogers Communications Inc.
Published on: June 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca
The telecom industry has invested billions in new wireless networks but it isn't making it easy for cellphone users, says Rogers Communications' new chief executive. "I don't think we're delivering on the promise
Telecommunications providers are giants targets for cyber-attacks because they are hubs for digital traffic. Which is why they have to shift from being reactive to proactive, a telecom conference in Toronto was told
The B.C. government is partnering with Rogers to expand the province's wireless networks. The $450-million, three-year plan will expand wireless coverage in more than 70 communities in the province's northeast, Interior, Lower Mainland