Video rewind: Is your business still on IPv4?

Sometime back in 2010 we started running articles warning businesses that IPv4 addresses were running out.Various industry experts warned that companies should demand that Internet Service Protocol services and domain name registrars adopt

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Four steps to drastically reduced bills for phone, wireless and Internet

Are long distance bills, mobile plans or Internet cost eating through your business's budget?More likely than not your company is stuck with a contract that's loaded with features or services that your business

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 15th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Lawful access examples abroad a horror story of spending, abuse and minor benefits

by Nestor E. Arellano  Proponents of Bill C-30, otherwise known as the Protection Children from Internet Predators Act, say that it will merely bring Canada in line with other countries that have some

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 17th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

ACTRA won’t ‘give up’ despite Supreme Court ruling on ISPs

Cultural groups will not give up on compelling Internet Service Providers to contribute funding to Canadian productions despite a defeat in the form of a Supreme Court ruling made this morning.Canada's wholesale Internet

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Rogers says it will stop Internet traffic throttling

Rogers Communications Inc., said it will no longer throttle the Internet traffic of any of its users. The incumbent telecom company was responding to complaints that it intentionally slowed down the Internet connections

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

How to choose the best ISP for your small business

It may seem as if all Internet connections are the same, but some differences--beyond price--exist between Internet service providers, and between types of connections that a single ISP offers. This guide is designed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 21st, 2011 Eric Geier

Competition, not congestion behind Bell’s UBB push

By Nestor E. Arellano Bell Canada might claiming that its proposal to implement Internet usage based billing on its wholesale customers is meant to alleviate network congestion but the early stages of the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Small ISPs foresee cost burden in ‘Lawful Access’ bills

There has been no shortage of protests over the civil rights and privacy implications of the set of proposed laws now collectively known as Lawful Access bills put forward by Stephen Harper's Conservative

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Expert slams Microsoft’s ‘horrible’ Internet tax idea

Microsoft's idea that the fight against malware could be funded by an Internet tax is "horrible," an analyst said Thursday as other experts weighed in on a recent comment by the company's security

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 8th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Secret draft treaty holds ISPs responsible for copyright violations online

The U.S., Canada and other European countries are secretly drawing up rules designed to crack down on copyright abuse on the Internet, in part by making ISPs liable for illegal content, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 23rd, 2010 Paul Meller

Conference Board of Canada issues new, balanced copyright report

The Conference Board of Canada has issued a report on intellectual property that offers a balanced, non-partisan look at technology issues including digital locks and private copying. Most importantly, it isn't plagiarized. Last

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 17th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Small ISPs say Clement’s decision could put them out of businsess

Small independent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) may have a tougher time competing against incumbent carriers Telus Corp. and Bell Canada after Minister of Industry, Tony Clement, overturned a Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

CRTC says Canadian ISPs have the right to shape Internet traffic

Canada's telecommunications regulator yesterday issued a ruling upholding the right of major telcos and cable providers to manage the traffic of its Internet customers.The decision resulted from hearings held last July. At the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 22nd, 2009 Greg Meckbach

Some small Canadian ISPs say traffic throttling is necessary

Some smaller Canadian Internet service providers (ISPs) are concerned about their ability to maintain service levels if the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) upholds Net neutrality by banning the ability to throttle

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2009 Brian Jackson