Wireless sector’s contribution to Canadian economy reached $43 billion in 2010: OvumJune 4, 2012
Canada’s wireless industry generated $43 billion for the Canadian economy in 2010 according to U.K.-based Ovum Consulting. In a report released today by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), Ovum quantifies the economic…
Early traction of LTE expected in the enterprise segment, says JuniperDecember 14, 2011
According to a new report from Juniper Research, worldwide service revenues generated by LTE mobile networks are forecast to grow rapidly once networks are launched, exceeding US$265 billion by 2016.
‘Snapshot’ of broadband deployment issued at ITU Telecom World 2011October 26, 2011
The 40th anniversary edition of ITU Telecom World opened this week to 250 leaders from government, the private sector and the global technology community.
VMware extends enterprise social and cloud-based apps to iPad, AndroidSeptember 28, 2011
VMware Inc. this week introduced new iPad and updated Android applications from SlideRocket and Socialcast that it claims will help businesses empower a more agile, productive and connected enterprise.
RIM launches five new BlackBerry modelsAugust 3, 2011
Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) today announced plans to launch five new BlackBerry smartphones. RIM, in conjunction with carriers and distribution partners, is rolling out two new BlackBerry Bold models and three new BlackBerry Torch models, all…
Huawei awarded contract for Manitoba Wi-Max rolloutJuly 20, 2011
Telecom equipment provider Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has won a competitive bid to build a Wi-Max network for Manitoba NetSet Ltd. A two-phased project, the network will extend fourth generation Wi-Max coverage to rural areas of Manitoba,…
Tech Mahindra opens mobility innovation centre in TorontoJune 1, 2011
Tech Mahindra, a global systems integrator and business transformation consulting services firm, today announced the launch of its Innovation Center for Mobility Solutions in Toronto at the 2011 Canadian Telecom Summit.
New joint standards initiative on intelligent transport systems formedApril 20, 2011
Global standards organizations ITU and ISO have announced the creation of a partnership in the burgeoning field of intelligent transport systems (ITS).
Bell 4G network begins operation in Escoumins and BergeronnesMarch 30, 2011
Bell hasannounced that the second wave in the deployment of its 4G wireless broadband digital network in the Escoumins and Bergeronnes sectors of the Haute-Côte-Nord RCM, first announced in April 2010, will begin operations this week.
NEC, WRI sign LTE development dealJanuary 18, 2011
NEC Corp. and Wuhan Research Institute (WRI) have announced an agreement to collaborate in the development, manufacturing, sales and field support of 3GPP compliant LTE wireless access systems such as wireless base stations (eNodeB), Operation…