Bell, Rogers, Telus and others temporarily remove internet data caps

As the COVID-19 virus keeps more of the workforce home, major Canadian internet service providers (ISPs) are removing the monthly...

March 17th, 2020 Tom Li

Axia ramps up Internet speeds in rural Alberta

Rural Albertans are getting access to gigabit Internet service as Axia follows up on a commitment made last year. The...

September 7th, 2017 Gary Hilson

Ottawa backs ‘digital diplomacy’ project in Iran

The Canadian government is investing $9 million in a project launched by the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global...

January 7th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

SpaceX, spacecraft technology, satellites

SpaceX plans satellite fleet for low-cost Internet  

Elon Musk, founder of high-end electric car company Tesla Motors and private space transport firm SpaceX announced plans to launch...

November 11th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Local businesses, wireless firm to launch free Wi-Fi in Ottawa

Businesses along a major street in Ottawa have partnered with a local wireless service company to provide free Wi-Fi service...

March 26th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Councillor wants free Wi-Fi for Toronto

A Toronto councillor is proposing the creation of free Wi-Fi zones in the city’s parks and other public spaces. Toronto...

September 18th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Microsoft uses TV white spaces in broadband pilot

Microsoft uses TV white spaces in broadband pilot

Microsoft Corp. is using TV white spaces and solar-powered base stations in a project with the Kenyan government which aims to...

February 5th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

North Korea urged to open Internet, cellphone access

North Korea urged to open Internet, cellphone access

Members of a private and humanitarian mission touring North Korea is calling on the totalitarian state to increase open cellphone...

January 9th, 2013

Google plans free Wi-Fi for New York

Google plans free Wi-Fi for New York

More than 2000 residents, over 5,000 students and hundreds of tech workers are expected to benefit from a free Wi-Fi...

January 9th, 2013