Canada’s network usage is exploding, and rural communities are getting left behind

Deemed an essential service, telecommunication is a vital tool in keeping the populous safe, and as social distancing drives work...

April 2nd, 2020 Tom Li

Freedom Mobile will be first to deploy 5G, analyst predicts

Given that it’s still in the early stages of deployment, carrier plans for 5G networks are still very uncertain. ITWC...

April 26th, 2019 Tom Li

RIM, Apple sued over 3G, 4G patents

RIM, Apple sued over 3G, 4G patents

Research in Motion (RIM), Apple Inc., and 13 other phone makers and wireless service providers are being sued for patent...

January 8th, 2013

How to slash mobile phone costs

How to slash mobile phone costs

A router announced this week by Agito Networks Inc. is designed to help companies with wireless local-area networks (WLANs) save...

February 21st, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Wi-Fi to cell roaming still has wrinkles

Wi-Fi to cell roaming still has wrinkles

With Wi-Fi coverage continuing to expand and vendors rolling out Wi-Fi-enabled handsets, many in the IT community are now looking...

June 8th, 2006 Michael Martin

Wi-Fi set to ease cellular burden

Wi-Fi set to ease cellular burden

Canadian service providers are hoping Wi-Fi will enable them to lighten the load on their cellular networks. Wi-Fi as a...

February 16th, 2006 Mark Els

Telus goes national with its 3G network

Telus goes national with its 3G network

Telus Mobility Inc. has unveiled its third generation (3G) cellular network with a reach that pushes coverage to near-national levels....

December 6th, 2005 Vanessa Ho

Rogers, Ericsson run trials to boost wireless speeds

Rogers, Ericsson run trials to boost wireless speeds

With the goal of significantly boosting wireless speeds, Ericsson Canada Inc. and Rogers Communications Inc. are running trials of 3G...

October 16th, 2005 Mark Els

BT defends dicey Bluephone

BT defends dicey Bluephone

BT is gearing up for the launch of its Bluephone cell phone -- which will be able to roam calls...

May 26th, 2005 Peter Judge