Report predicts telco IT spending to reach US$60 billion in 2017October 3, 2013
The global telecoms industry’s revenues will remain roughly flat over the next few years, with a decline in spending on voice services counterbalanced by growth in spending on mobile and fixed (broadband) data services, according to…
Waterfront Toronto teams with IBM to build a ‘Smarter City’September 26, 2013
IBM Canada Ltd., together with Waterfront Toronto and IBM business partner Element Blue, recently announced a collaboration that showcases Toronto’s waterfront as a leading example of how to build a smarter city.
Over 16 million DAS nodes to be deployed through 2018September 26, 2013
Research firm Mobile Experts this week released a new five-year forecast for Distributed Antenna Systems that projects rapid growth for DAS deployment, with the number of DAS nodes deployed doubling between 2013 and 2016.
Cisco NCS designed to power ‘Internet of Everything’September 26, 2013
With Internet traffic rapidly growing amid new waves of cloud, mobile, video and machine-to-machine applications, Cisco Systems Inc. this week introduced the Cisco Network Convergence System (NCS), a network fabric line it says is designed to…
M2M already a US$10 billion sector: AnalysysSeptember 26, 2013
Machine-to-machine (M2M) is often portrayed as a nascent industry sector. However, operators are already generating strong revenue in this sector amounting to US$10 billion worldwide in 2013 and increasing to US$88 billion by 2023,…
Route1 white paper examines legal implications of BYODSeptember 18, 2013
Route1 Inc., a Toronto-based digital security and identity management company whose customers include the federal government and the U.S. Department of Defense, this week released a white paper entitled “Avoiding BYOD Legal…
Alcatel-Lucent and SaskTel complete 400G trialSeptember 18, 2013
Alcatel-Lucent and SaskTel have announced the successful trial of a fiber-optic data transmission they said could enable the delivery of data at speeds of up to 400 over a network originally built for 10G traffic.
Sandvine, Juniper announce SDN technology pactSeptember 18, 2013
Sandvine, a provider of broadband network offerings for fixed and mobile operators, will integrate its network policy control technology with Juniper Networks’ Contrail, a network virtualization and intelligence product for…
Apple facing new challenges: Telecom expertSeptember 12, 2013
Ronald Klingebiel says new ways apps are delivered on phones could spell trouble for Apple after it unveiled its latest iPhone.
Cisco releases ‘city-wide’ Wi-Fi offeringSeptember 12, 2013
At the Meeting of the Minds conference held in Toronto this week, Cisco Systems Inc. released Smart+Connected City Wi-Fi, an integrated portfolio offering, which it said is “geared toward helping global cities provide citywide…