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Network coverage, bandwidth, pricing are key selection criteria: AirIQ VP

Keeping track of company assets can be a challenge for any business. But when those assets routinely travel hundreds or thousands of kilometres at a time — as courier, rental or shipping vehicles

Published on: January 29th, 2003 Saleem Khan

McGill chooses WiFi to power student network

A partnership between Colubris Networks and McGill University, aims to reduce the time students wait in line to access the Internet. Laval, Que.-based Colubris Networks Inc. announced Monday that it was been chosen

Published on: January 27th, 2003 Monika Rola

Wi-Fi steals Bluetooth’s thunder

Let's face it — Bluetooth, once declared The Next Big Thing in connectivity, hasn't lived up to the overblown expectations that accompanied the launch of the standard for short-range wireless connectivity.According to the

Published on: January 23rd, 2003 Dave Webb

Will The Wireless Bubble Burst?

What's a mobile enterprise user to do? The evolution of converged wireless voice and data networks in Canada is beginning to peak. Both Rogers AT&T Wireless and Microcell Telecommunications Inc.'s GSM/GPRS networks have

Published on: January 23rd, 2003 Liam Lahey

Ericsson Canada general manager predicts 3G wireless rollout within next 18 months

Third-generation (3G) services will be available through out most of North America within five years, and carriers will offer roaming between their 3G networks, says Mark Henderson general manager of Ericsson Canada. Henderson,

Published on: January 15th, 2003 ITBusiness Staff

Add ‘detecting unauthorized wireless access points’ to your job description

As wireless LANs are adopted by more and more workplaces, IT managers are being presented with a whole new set of challenges. While the old adage that prior planning prevents poor performance is

Published on: January 15th, 2003 Jeff Jedras

Ask the right questions before adding wireless access to enterprise apps

Will a wireless implementation give workers at your company better access to corporate information systems? Are your mobile workers carrying around outdated information?These are just two of the many questions IT managers should

Published on: January 15th, 2003 Greg Meckbach

UBC wireless LAN to span one million square metres

Students at the University of British Columbia have probably come to expect the long lineups at the Student Services department, where they are often sent back home for more information before they can

Published on: January 14th, 2003 Shane Schick

Telephony trio partner for seamless roaming products

Making the workforce seamlessly mobile is the goal for Avaya, Motorola and Proxim, but an IDC analyst wonders what happens when the workers have nowhere to go.The Avaya Inc., Motorola Inc., and Proxim

Published on: January 14th, 2003 Monika Rola

Mobile expertise leads e-billing firm to buy Davinci

U.S. electronic bill payment and presentment firm <a href=http://www.csgsystems.comCSG Systems has bought Toronto's Davinci Technologies, primarily for its mobile technology.Steve Borelli, executive director of new products for Englewood, Colo.-based CSG, said that the

Published on: January 14th, 2003 Neil Sutton

Private investigator sets up wireless ‘honey pot’

A field experiment conducted by an Ottawa area security firm indicates that wireless LANs are highly susceptible to hacker attacks -- and most people aren't even turning on basic protection.Tenebris Technologies Inc., a

Published on: December 19th, 2002 Neil Sutton

Bell tests WiFi demand with hot spot pilots

TORONTO -- Bucking conventional wisdom, Bell Canada is determined to prove that there is such a thing as a free lunch, or at least wireless internet. Canada's incumbent carrier Tuesday launched its public

Published on: December 13th, 2002 Monika Rola

Cab company gets Smart on security

You hail the cab. You get in the cab. The meter starts running — and the camera starts rolling. Calgary-based Associated Cabs Ltd. has signed an agreement with Richmond, B.C.-based Digital Dispatch Systems

Published on: December 13th, 2002 Shane Schick

Bluetooth products promise five-minute prep time

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced a novel approach to improve disappointing adoption of the short-range wireless technology – products that work out of the box.SIG executive director Mike McCamon announced

Published on: December 12th, 2002 Dave Webb

Telecom Ottawa fills fibre gaps with wireless

Ottawa residents can look forward to improved broadband access thanks to a DragonWave wireless solution, the city's largest network owner says. Telecom Ottawa announced Monday that it is deploying DragonWave Inc.'s AirPair Internet

Published on: December 9th, 2002 Monika Rola