Articles By Howard Solomon

Canadian regulator to re-examine its hands-off Internet policy

Canadian regulator to re-examine its hands-off Internet policy

Until now, Canada’s broadcast regulator has kept its hands off the Internet and whether providers such as telecommunications and cable...

May 14th, 2008 Howard Solomon
CRTC turns down ISPs’ call for temporary injunction against Bell

CRTC turns down ISPs’ call for temporary injunction against Bell

An association of Internet providers has lost its bid to get a temporary injunction stopping Bell Canada from throttling Internet...

May 13th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Nortel says study it funded proves its point

Nortel says study it funded proves its point

A study funded by Nortel Networks proves the company’s contention that communications connectivity is about to explode, the company says,...

May 12th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Bell adds another CDMA/GSM handset, BlackBerry software for small businesses

Bell adds another CDMA/GSM handset, BlackBerry software for small businesses

Bell has added another smartphone that runs on two networks to its offerings. The Samsung ACE is a Windows Mobile-based...

May 11th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Bell union members start voting; new set-top testing tool coming

Bell union members start voting; new set-top testing tool coming

Voting begins this week on the third proposed contract renewal between Bell and its 5,000 services and craft workers in...

May 11th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Small Canadian network equipment maker makes U.S. acquisition

Small Canadian network equipment maker makes U.S. acquisition

A Canadian maker of network access and transport products for telecommunications providers and enterprises has bought a competitor to expand...

May 11th, 2008 Howard Solomon
New wireless competition could be here by January

New wireless competition could be here by January

Winners of new wireless spectrum in this month’s auction could have a coast-to-coast network up faster and for a lot...

May 7th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Telus confirms it’s pondering switch to GSM

Telus confirms it’s pondering switch to GSM

Telus is looking at the pros and cons of abandoning its CDMA wireless network and moving to the more internationally...

May 7th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Nortel joins others in publishing its LTE royalty rates

Nortel joins others in publishing its LTE royalty rates

Nortel Networks has become the latest wireless equipment maker to say it will charge handset makers only a modest royalty...

May 6th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Third time lucky for Bell, union?

Third time lucky for Bell, union?

The latest deal came after three days of talks. "This is a welcome outcome of three days of intense negotiations,"...

May 6th, 2008 Howard Solomon