The alternative trading system will use the former Toronto Hydro Telecom network to connect its data centre with the trading centres of its investment banking customers. Alpha Trading System Ltd. says it chose Cogeco Data Services Inc. because of the cost and reliability of its wide-area fibre network
Toronto went wireless Wednesday, joining the ranks of unwired municipalities like Ottawa, Fredericton and Whistler. Phase one of Toronto's Wi-Fi network -- dubbed One Zone -- is up and running and boasts the largest Wi-Fi network in Canada.
Telecommunications experts have been watching the developments at Toronto Hydro Telecom Inc. with avid anticipation ever since David Dobbin was named president of the Toronto Hydro Corp. subsidiary in August. And the announcement of plans to throw a blanket Wi-Fi hotzone over the city came as no surprise.