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Ontario boosting broadband and cell service for rural communities

June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020 – Ontario is investing $150 million in “reliable” broadband and cellular service in rural and remote areas of the province. This initiative is part of the province’s $315-million initiative “Up to Speed: Ontario’s Broadband and Cellular Action

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High-speed fiber used for half of fixed Internet in nine OECD countries

March 4, 2020

Nine Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries now have high-speed fiber making up 50 per cent or more of their fixed internet connections, according to an update from the OECD. This figure is up from six countries, recorded

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IBM forms Watson Group business unit

January 9, 2014

IBM Corp. this week established the IBM Watson Group, a new business unit dedicated to the development and commercialization of cloud-delivered cognitive innovations.

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Ontario-Cisco pact to help create up to 1,700 new jobs

December 19, 2013

Ontario is partnering with Cisco Canada to launch the largest job-creating investment in the history of the province’s tech sector.

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The 2014 New Cities Summit to focus on ‘Re-imagining Cities’

December 12, 2013

The New Cities Foundation this week announced the theme for the New Cities Summit 2014 will be Re-imagining Cities: Transforming the 21st Century Metropolis.

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IDC offers up its annual predictions for 2014

December 6, 2013

International Data Corporation (IDC) this week released the first of its annual predictions for the coming year in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry. IDC’s predictions for 2014 were heavily influenced by the 3rd…

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ITU forges new strategy for ‘global digital connectivity’

December 6, 2013

Representatives from government, industry and research institutions gathering this week in Mexico City for ITU’s World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS) have sent a strong message calling for the international community to…

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Eurocom releases ‘supercomputer laptop’

November 29, 2013

Kanata, Ont.-based Eurocom says its new Panther notebook is the “first on earth” with a 12 core, 24 thread Intel Xeon E5-2600 V2 processor, 6 TB of storage and RAID 0/1/5/10.

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ITU deploys satellite communication equipment to the Philippines

November 15, 2013

ITU has dispatched emergency telecommunications equipment to areas severely affected by Typhoon Haiyan — one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded — which tore through the Visayas region of central Philippines on Friday with deadly…

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Fujitsu technology connects equipment in disparate locations

October 10, 2013

Fujitsu today announced that it has developed proprietary communications technology that enables a “safe cloud connection to all kinds of equipment.”