TekSavvy partners with Ericsson to upgrade broadband for over 30,000 households in southwestern Ontario

TekSavvy Solutions announced today that it has chosen Ericsson to upgrade TekSavvy’s existing fixed wireless access (FWA) services and network in rural southwestern Ontario. The modernization of the existing FWA infrastructure is expected

Published on: February 20th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Mitacs placing 400 interns with ENCQOR 5G network projects

Nonprofit national research organization Mitacs has announced that it is working with the ENCQOR 5G network to place 400 student interns from Ontario and Quebec into various 5G-related projects within their network. ENCQOR

Published on: February 12th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Ericsson announces new AI innovation hub in Montreal

Ericsson has joined the growing AI technology hub in Montreal, as it announced its new Global Artificial Intelligence Accelerator (GAIA) innovation hub in Montréal. The hub will specialize in the research and development

Published on: May 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Consumers expect smartphones to shoot VR within 5 years, don’t want AI taking over customer service

Even the world's most forward-thinking consumers are freaked out by the idea of human customer service being overtaken by machines, according to the latest Ericsson consumer trends report. Based on an online survey

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Top 10 Canadian tech firms by R&D spending

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Latest Ericsson report predicts video will push monthly mobile data traffic to 26 GB by 2022

If you think mobile subscribers complain about data limits now, you ain't seen nothing yet. According to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, a mix of online video, broadband-intensive communications, and new applications including

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

The Internet of Taps? Rogers, Ericsson piloting “connected water” project for Ottawa

The Internet of Things (IoT) has already improved clothing, packaging, advertising, and agriculture - so why not utilities? Rogers Communications Inc. and Swedish telecommunications giant Ericsson plan to answer that question by running

Published on: November 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Streaming delays horrifying for both users, marketers, Ericsson learns

Streaming delays aren't anyone's idea of a good time - but mobile service providers and their marketers might be surprised to learn just how distant from "a good time" they really are. According

Published on: February 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Ericsson’s new tools give any content producer ‘Netflix’ grade analytics

The average Canadian watches 26 hours of video per week, with half of the population watching through on-demand services such as Netflix and 45 per cent watching on smartphones, according to a 2015

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood


Consumers watch 3+ hours of YouTube per day; want brain implants: Ericsson study

They share more information online, and expect it to have more of an impact. They would like to see AIs that can act as teachers, medical advisors, companions, and personal assistants, and look

Published on: December 9th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Facebook and co. bringing Internet to developing world

Facebook Inc. founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring the Internet to 5 billion new users around the world. While about 2.7 billion people have access to the Internet, about two-thirds of

Published on: August 21st, 2013 Candice So

Mobile just keeps growing, Ericsson report says

If there was ever any sign that mobile devices are taking over the consumer world, this would be it. In the first quarter of 2013, global mobile penetration stood at 90 per cent,

Published on: July 4th, 2013 Candice So

Ericsson to buy Ottawa-based BelAir Networks

LM Ericsson has entered into an agreement to buy privately held BelAir Networks, an Ottawa maker of carrier Wi-Fi network equipment, as operators get increasingly interested in using Wi-Fi to offload their networks.The

Published on: February 21st, 2012