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Report predicts telco IT spending to reach US$60 billion in 2017

October 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…

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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.

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Over 16 million DAS nodes to be deployed through 2018

September 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. 

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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…

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M2M already a US$10 billion sector: Analysys

September 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,…

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Route1 white paper examines legal implications of BYOD

September 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…

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Alcatel-Lucent and SaskTel complete 400G trial

September 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.

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Sandvine, Juniper announce SDN technology pact

September 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…

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Apple facing new challenges: Telecom expert

September 12, 2013

Ronald Klingebiel says new ways apps are delivered on phones could spell trouble for Apple after it unveiled its latest iPhone.

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Cisco releases ‘city-wide’ Wi-Fi offering

September 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…