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Worldwide Telecom chooses Hibernia home

March 1, 2000

Worldwide Telecom (Canada) Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Worldwide Fiber Inc. of Vancouver, has selected Halifax as the Canadian landing site for the Hibernia Network, its transatlantic fiber opt…

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What a wild ride

January 1, 2000

year number one has been.The January 2000 issue marks the first anniversary of Cabling Systems magazine. As we proudly blow out one candle, it seems appropriate to reflect on just what we have accompl…

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Nortel President Receives Award

January 1, 2000

John Roth, President and CEO of Nortel Networks, Brampton, ON, has been awarded the New York Hall of Science’s Leadership Award for the Application of Technology to Telecommunications and Education.Th…

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New Amp Division Formed

January 1, 2000

BICSI Region 5 Director and Cabling Systems columnist Greg Porter has become the new Business Development Manager for Ontario-West at AMP of Canada Ltd. (a division of Tyco Electronics), Markham, ON.F…

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News Briefs (January 01, 2000)

January 1, 2000

Nortel Invests $20 Million in EducationNortel Networks, Brampton, ON, will contribute $20 million to eight Ontario universities and colleges for students enrolled in high-demand technology programs.Th…

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Lober & Walsh Joins Comdev

January 1, 2000

COM DEV International Ltd., Cambridge, ON, has announced its acquisition of Lober & Walsh Engineering, Inc., a California-based software developer.Lober & Walsh employees will form the nucleus of the …

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3Com acquires LANsource

January 1, 2000

With an eye toward strengthening its position in the IP fax services market, 3Com Corp., Toronto, has inked a deal to acquire LANSource Technologies, Inc. of Toronto — a leading vendor of data- and f…

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Companies to cooperate on wireless

January 1, 2000

Global wireless providers Bell Mobility and Hansol PCS have joined forces to develop third-generation wireless standards, technology and services.Under the agreement, the two companies will work to ex…

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Canadians are Unplugged

January 1, 2000

Number of wireless devices used in Canada every day: 8 millionNumber of wireless phones used in Canada every day: 5.6 millionNumber of pagers used in Canada every day: 1.8 millionNumber of mobile data…

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Computer glitches, board meetings and unexpected guests

January 1, 2000

Recently, I fell victim to computer technology. If this had happened in January I could have blamed it on Y2K, but it occurred while checking into a hotel late last year.Perhaps it was caused by an im…