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

Canadians’ records stolen from Sony e-commerce site

The problems keep coming for Sony. On Tuesday the company confirmed that someone had hacked into its Web site and stolen about 2,000 customer names and e-mail addresses. Close to 1,000 of the

Published on: May 25th, 2011 Robert McMillan

Ericsson attaches blades for wind power to base station

Ericsson has equipped its environmentally friendly radio base station site concept Tower Tube with built-in support for wind power, in a bid to help operators go green and expand mobile networks to where

Published on: October 22nd, 2008