Bell’s download caps could choke independent ISPs: analyst

Bell Canada's intent to put a threshold on the network usage of the ISPs renting its network and remove access to its network would eliminate competition from the marketplace, says the Canadian Association

Published on: August 6th, 2008 Brian Jackson

How to handle bandwidth spikes during the Olympics

The 2008 Olympic Games in Beijingare just a week away. Is your IT department ready to handle the impact on your business from employees downloading online video of the opening ceremonies or the

Published on: August 5th, 2008 Todd R. Weiss

It’s our network and we’ll throttle if we want to: Bell

Throttling peer-to-peer (p2p) traffic is needed to avoid a clogged network and slow speeds and any order stopping the practice could harm the Canadian telecom sector, Bell Canada says.The company filed its final

Published on: July 15th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Controversy over “traffic throttling” by Canadian ISPs heats up

The ongoing controversy over traffic shaping by leading facilities-based Canadian ISPs has intensified with more high-profile groups speaking out on the issue. The Campaign for Democratic Media (CDM) has called upon the Canadian

Published on: July 8th, 2008 Brian Jackson

AT&T’s $1 billion bandwidth boost a boon for Canadian MNCs

AT&T Inc. hopes to help their Canadian multi-national enterprise clients conduct business on a global scale with a $1 billion infrastructure investment.The upgrade to the San Antonio, Texas-based telecommunications company's network will see

Published on: March 10th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Could you shoulder the weight of Titan?

VeriSign Inc., the company responsible for managing the .com and .net domains on the World Wide Web, has announced a three-year project to increase the capacity of its worldwide infrastructure by an order

Published on: April 2nd, 2007 Grant Buckler

Rollout of third-gen wireless is great but coverage is a bigger issue than bandwidth

With the rollout of high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) from Rogers Wireless, and the EV-DO service from Bell Mobility and Telus Mobility, third-generation wireless service is finally a reality, to those within range

Published on: December 13th, 2006 Greg Meckbach