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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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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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IoT network carrier 1nce expands to 103 countries

February 20, 2020

1nce GmbH, provider of the world’s first flat rate for the Internet of Things (IoT), is expanding its connectivity coverage to over 60 additional countries, including Australia, Japan, Mexico, Canada and China. This expansion is the first time the company

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Distech Controls announces three leadership promotions

February 4, 2020

Distech Controls has announced the recent promotions of three key employees to its leadership team, effective immediately. Charles Pelletier was named vice president of product management. In this role, Charles will help create a better user experience for integrated building

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Meeting stadium cabling challenges

January 29, 2020

By Carol Everett Oliver This season, sports fans are focusing on football playoffs, bowl games and championships. High on their list are game tickets, travel plans and hopeful celebrations. Far from their minds are the intricacies of how the games

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Paige announces rebrand and facility expansion

January 23, 2020

Paige Electric, a global connectivity solutions company established in 1958, has announced a corporate rebranding and a significant expansion of its operations to serve a growing customer base across a variety of vertical markets. The company will now be known

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Reliable Controls forms distribution partnership with Ad Hoc Electronics

January 22, 2020

Reliable Controls Corporation has announced a distribution partnership with Ad Hoc Electronics, manufacturer of Illumra controls. Ad Hoc Electronics is a wireless control solutions provider with products that are complementary to HVAC and lighting controls. Based on EnOcean technology, Illumra

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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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Industry working group formed to develop open standard for smart home device connectivity

January 6, 2020

Amazon, Apple, Google and the Zigbee Alliance have joined forces on a new working group that plans to develop and promote the adoption of a new royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products, with security as a