Articles By Howard Solomon

Company offers virtual U.S. phone lines

Company offers virtual U.S. phone lines

Canadian-based call centres or businesses handling large numbers of calls from the U.S. no longer have to lease expensive T1...

June 25th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Elfiq to improve bonding on its link load balancers

Elfiq to improve bonding on its link load balancers

Virtual private networks offer great security, but the network’s speed is limited by the slowest link . One solution is...

June 25th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Symbian shift and Android’s future

Symbian shift and Android’s future

By Howard SolomonAssistant editor, Network World CanadaToday’s announcement that Nokia will buy the rest of the shares of mobile operating...

June 24th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Iristel adds fixed mobile convergence

Iristel adds fixed mobile convergence

Voice and data service provider Iristel Inc. can now give anyone the ability to switch incoming calls on more than...

June 23rd, 2008 Howard Solomon
AWS spectrum auction reaches a $4 billion high

AWS spectrum auction reaches a $4 billion high

The AWS (advanced wireless services) spectrum auction has grown past $4 billion in high bids, a level which no industry...

June 22nd, 2008 Howard Solomon
Bell deal may still be on hold

Bell deal may still be on hold

Nothing in law today stands in the way of the $35 billion leveraged buyout of BCE Inc. now that the...

June 19th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Sun improves carrier database; WiMAX for 10.5Ghz band

Sun improves carrier database; WiMAX for 10.5Ghz band

Also, to its high performance Constellation line Sun has added the Sun Blade X6450 server module which features 2 or...

June 17th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Expect quick Supreme Court decision on Bell: Prof

Expect quick Supreme Court decision on Bell: Prof

The future of the $35 billion privatization of Bell Canada parent BCE Inc. could be decided by the Supreme Court...

June 16th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Microsoft, Nortel offer carrier-hosted unified communications

Microsoft, Nortel offer carrier-hosted unified communications

Microsoft and Nortel will offer a fully hosted unified-communications and collaboration service for carriers, the first entirely hosted carrier-grade offering...

June 15th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Montreal to assemble blade-based content delivery system

Montreal to assemble blade-based content delivery system

Canada will be assembly point of a new standards-based content delivery system for service providers resulting from an alliance of...

June 15th, 2008 Howard Solomon