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Fiona aftermath: N.S. premier irate over telecoms’ response to storm

Nova Scotia premier Tim Houston today called on Canada’s telecommunications firms to be far more “collaborative” with the province’s Emergency Management Office (EMO) and...

MSE’s zeroing in on three key top technology priorities: Gartner

Security and risk management, application and integration strategies, and infrastructure and operations are the top three technology priorities for midsize enterprises (MSEs) in 2022,...

Canada’s biggest telecom operators rank high in 5G reach, Opensignal report finds

Canada’s Big Three carriers, Bell, Rogers and Telus, excel in 5G reach, an Opensignal report that measured 5G network performance of 144 network operators...

Opensignal assesses ‘no signal’ problem and smartphone satellite connectivity opportunity

UK-based mobile analytics company, Opensignal analyzed over 100 global markets and the time their users spend without cellular signal to assess gaps in connectivity...

Intel signs a ‘first-of-its-kind’ co-investment agreement with Canadian asset management company

Intel has signed a co-investment agreement for up to US$30 billion with Canadian investment company Brookfield Asset Management to fund its semiconductor expansion efforts...

Heatwaves putting IT at risk, analyst says

With temperatures reaching record highs pretty much everywhere in the northern hemisphere and following recent user-impacting outages of a Google Cloud data center in...

Hardware vendor differences led to Rogers outage, says Rogers CTO

Rogers chief executive officer Tony Staffieri today appeared alongside Ron McKenzie, the company's newly appointed chief technology officer, before the House of Commons Standing...

Interac outage exacerbated by poor network design, says expert

With files from Paul Barker The massive Rogers network outage on July 8 took down the Interac payment system, forcing Canadian merchants to turn away...

Coffee Briefing July 12, 2022 – Beware of Amazon Prime Day scams; first regional EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards announced; one third of...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee...

TekSavvy Unified Communications service now available nationally

Ontario-based independent internet service provider (ISP) TekSavvy announced that its Unified Communications solution, a service that bundles multiple business communication services into a single...

Globalive signs wireless spectrum sharing deal with Telus

Globalive has signed a network and spectrum sharing agreement with Telus to better position itself as a buyer for Freedom Mobile, whose divestiture stands...

IBM set to migrate workloads to SAP’s latest ERP software SAP S/4HANA

IBM undertakes corporate transformation project focused on improving business processes with RISE with SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Bell announces the first AWS Wavelength Zone in Canada

Bell has deployed the first AWS Wavelength Zone in Canada to accelerate 5G network performance at the edge. AWS Wavelength is part of AWS’ platform for building...

Opening doors with open source – CMO Talks with Todd Wilson

Only a decade ago, open source was met with a mix of skepticism and misunderstanding. Today it dominates the digital landscape. For Red Hat...

Rogers now offers 5G service in 130 Canadian regions

Rogers is now offering 5G service in over 130 regions in Canada.

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Rise of CMO tech spending could lead to ‘shadow IT’ threat

With CMOs controlling more IT spending for organizations, so-called "shadow IT" is becoming a problem. The issue is that CMOs are implementing solutions without IT involvement and...

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