#ITWCIOT: An ITWC Twitter chat on the Internet of Things

With the Internet of Things set to become a trillion-dollar industry, interest is running high in the concept of a world where devices are all connected and where we can harness massive amounts

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Candice So

IT working with business units on Internet of Things: Canadian survey

The number of smart connected devices in Canada is poised to balloon from 28 million in 2013 to no less than 114 million in five years, according to a study on Internet of

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

#FollowFriday: Canadian Telecom Summit edition

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

Published on: June 20th, 2014 Shane Schick

Industry Canada once willing to let incumbents buy startups: Rogers

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

Telus drops hunt for Mobilicity

Sober second thought. That's what the Senate's there for, or so we're told. But you don't always need a plush red chamber full of politicians to prompt a serious change of heart, especially

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Ottawa has failed to foster efficient telcom industry: Report

Ottawa is hurting consumers by encouraging artificial competition in the telecommunications industry, says a new research paper from the Montreal Economics Institute (MEI). “As Europe’s experience shows, high levels of government regulation and

Published on: May 6th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

7 steps to a security responsible firm

For the past six years Telus and the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management have collaborated on an IT Security Study of Canadian organizations. The 2014 report tries to find links between

Published on: April 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Educating staff on security pays, says Canadian study

Parental experts say its always wise to explain to children why you say no to them. It turns out that's good advice for adults, too, if an organization wants better IT security. According

Published on: April 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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 wireless startup Mobilicity, Industry Minister James Moore has hinted. In a conference call

Published on: April 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon