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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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Telus connects underground Vancouver SkyTrain customers

March 4, 2020

Telus and TransLink recently announced that Telus had brought wireless service to the underground Dunsmuir SkyTrain tunnel between Stadium-Chinatown and Waterfront stations, including the Granville and Burrard station platforms. This will allow Telus, Koodo and Public Mobile customers to stay

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Ideal Networks brings on new Canadian representatives

March 3, 2020

Ideal Networks is boosting its presence in Canada with six new representative agencies to provide local support to data cable and network testing equipment users. Roney Marketing, Brodwell Industrial Sales and Sales Outsource Solutions Group have all teamed up with

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PoE market expected to grow 15 per cent by 2028: Navigant Research

February 20, 2020

A new report from Navigant Research examines the use of Power over Ethernet (PoE) in building automation and digital building applications and provides a forecast of its use through 2028. The report states that the market for PoE technology in

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University of Waterloo researchers develop sensor for building leak protection

February 20, 2020

A new battery-free sensor can detect water leaks in buildings at a fraction of the cost of existing systems. The product, developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo, uses nanotechnology to power itself and send an alert to smartphones

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Resideo becomes Zigbee Alliance board member

February 5, 2020

The Zigbee Alliance recently announced that Resideo Technologies, Inc. has joined its board. As part of the board, Resideo will work with other members on the Connected Home over IP project, which aims to simplify development for manufacturers and increase

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It’s official! Wesco is acquiring Anixter in US$4.5-billion deal

January 14, 2020

“The transformational combination of Wesco and Anixter will create a premier electrical and data communications distribution and supply chain services company.”

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Marie-Eve Poulin joins Dura-Line Canada’s sales team

January 9, 2020

Marie-Eve Poulin is the newest addition to Dura-Line Canada’s sales team, and will start in her new role on Jan. 20, 2020. Marie brings extensive experience in the Canadian telecommunications and conduit industry from both a sales and end user

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Wesco submits revised proposal to acquire Anixter for $97/share

January 8, 2020

Wesco International, a provider of electrical, industrial and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, advanced supply chain management and logistics services, has submitted a revised proposal to the board of directors of Anixter International to acquire the company for

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Deadline nears for IEEE World Forum paper submissions

December 16, 2019

The IEEE 6th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT 2020) is now accepting Late Breaking News papers. The IEEE WF-IoT 2020 technical program will include oral and poster sessions, student paper contest, MSc/PhD Forum, demo sessions, special sessions and