Group asks Ottawa to encourage smart communities

Some of the country's biggest IT and municipal leaders have urged the Harper government to get behind a so-called smart...

October 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Government okays e-labelling for wearable technology

The federal government is allowing manufacturers of mobile devices and wearable technology to present government and industry required label information...

October 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Government funded group gets green tech help from Xerox

A government funded organization focused on green technology development has partnered with Xerox Canada to boost the commercialization of locally developed sustanable...

October 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Tories press on with lawful access

The Harper government's decision not to amend or delete a section of its online crime legislation that protects carriers that...

October 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Don’t help virtual carriers, Telus tells CRTC

Telus Corp. has urged the federal telecom regulator not to tilt its rules to favour virtual carriers who only rent...

September 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Carriers hopeful as CRTC hearing into wireless wholesale rates opens

Wireless carriers start a week-long hearing today before the federal telecommunications regulator, another in a series of fights that always...

September 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

New Wind in carrier’s future

Wind Mobile's future is about to change. The Canadian carrier's minority shareholder and biggest debtholder, Amsterdam-based VimpelCom Lted. announced this...

September 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Gavel in court

Group urges Ottawa to set aside spectrum again in auction

The Harper government must set aside cellular frequencies for spectrum for new or small carriers to bid on in an...

September 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Many mobile apps still ask for unexplained access to device data

Too many mobile apps are collecting private subscriber data without explaining why they need it, according to a study by...

September 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon