Ghana clamps down on ISPs

Ghana clamps down on ISPs

In an unprecedented move, Ghana's National Communication Authority (NCA) has shut down three ISPs that government officials allege were offering...

January 18th, 2001 Gideon F. For-mukwai

South Africa plans telecom privatization

South Africa plans telecom privatization

The South African minister of public enterprises has announced a sweeping plan to privatize state-owned companies, including telecommunications. Economists and...

January 8th, 2001 Gideon F. For-mukwai

2004: An e-government odyssey

2004: An e-government odyssey

The Canadian federal government is investing billions into the technology industry but some observers question the effectiveness of its approach....

January 2nd, 2001 Liam Lahey

Cuba cuts phone links from United States over tax

Cuba cuts phone links from United States over tax

Long-distance telephone links from the United States to Cuba went dead on Friday as the Cuban government apparently followed through...

December 18th, 2000 Stephen Lawson

Canadian commission finds ASP pricey

Canadian commission finds ASP pricey

In its continued quest to become the world's first, fully-integrated e-government, the Government of Canada is offering its departments the...

December 18th, 2000 Liam Lahey

Government-funded incubators are a bad idea

Government-funded incubators are a bad idea

I am writing in regard to a column in ComputerWorld Canada, dated Nov. 3, 2000. ("The government could,…" page 50.)I...

December 14th, 2000 No Author

In the middle of a revolution

In the middle of a revolution

The Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Research Council is in the process of releasing its latest report...

November 30th, 2000 Scott Bradner

Look mom, no code

Look mom, no code

If there was one point PeopleSoft executives wanted user-conference audience members to take home, that was "There's no code on...

November 30th, 2000 Poonam Khanna

Cisco continues VoIP push in New Zealand

Cisco continues VoIP push in New Zealand

Cisco Systems Inc. last month said it was awarded a contract to implement an 8,000-seat Voice-over-IP network for the New...

November 16th, 2000 Jim Duffy