Linksys, D-Link give you more ways to extend office WiFi

If your office was anything like ours today, there were multiple streams of the Sochi Olympics Canada vs. Latvia quarter-final hockey game running on many devices today - from laptops to tablets to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 19th, 2014 Brian Jackson

New 802.11ac WiFi standard promises better support for mobile device explosion

Most people don't pay too much attention to that little letter that follows the 802.11 to describe the WiFi standard supported by the device they're buying. But the latest advance in technology to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Vancouver startup offers ultra-fast Internet service to SMBs

Small and medium sized businesses in Vancouver looking for ultra-fast Internet service at discount prices may not have to search for long. A local startup named OneGigabit is offering residential buildings and SMBs

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 5th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

How to ready your WiFi network for a smartphone influx

Whether it’s the BlackBerry Z10, iPhone 5, or some other latest hot handset to hit the market, you can bet employees will want to bring their shiny new devices to work.Many small businesses

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Mobilicity latest telco to announce 4G roll out

Mobilicity has become the latest Canadian telecommunications company to announce upgraded wireless speeds to 4G, with a release issued yesterday.The new entrant into the wireless scene says its network, based in Canada’s urban

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Primus brings BEX to four more Canadian cities

Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. is offering its Business Ethernet Xtended (BEX) service to more locations today with the addition of Vancouver, Edmonton, and the Ontario cities of Brampton and London to its service

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Invest more in digital infrastructure, warns TechRev Innovator

At a night celebrating Calgary's entrepreneurial tech success, one mobile video distribution business executive warned that the growth of Canada'a digital startups could be hampered unless more is done to improve Internet infrastructure.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 26th, 2011 Martin Studzinski

Rogers claims better LTE speeds than Verizon

Rogers Communications Inc. said its soon to launch LTE (Long Term Evolution) network could easily overrun a similar LTE network rolled out Verizon Wireless last December in the United States. Last Thursday, Rogers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 2nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Rogers admits throttling World of Warcraft gamers

Last February there was a bit of a stir among my Canadian gamer friends when the Canadian Radio-Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) approved new data caps of a mere 25 GB/month (down from 200 GB/month).

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 29th, 2011 Peter Smith

Mobile video viewership grows

The latest survey of Web video usage from Bytemobile shows that smartphone users are watching it in ever-larger quantities. Currently, most video is low-resolution, user-created videos on sites such as YouTube. But even

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 22nd, 2010 John Cox

How to get the most out of your broadband connection

The FCC is now criticizing broadband providers for a situation well-known to most of us: Sometimes, speed stinks. But what can you do about it? Here are some tools, tips and tricks to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 31st, 2010 Bill Snyder

Custom services not bandwidth, speed will shape next gen networks

The ability to provide and customized services and not mere speed will determine the shape of telecom networks of the future, according to one telecom expert.Service providers will eventually catch up with each

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Top reasons why teleworkers hate dealing with ISPs

As every telecommuter knows, a fast and reliable Internet connection is indispensable to getting any kind of work done.Today, many Canadian work-at-home professionals get their Internet service as part of a package --

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2009 Melanie Sullivan

Canadian potential eyed as Delta’s WiFi in the sky program takes flight

Remember how you eventually learned to grin and bear it as the bus passenger next to you went on a talkathon on their cell phone for the duration of the trip?Fasten your seatbelt,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2008 Nestor Arellano