Custom services not bandwidth, speed will shape next gen networks

The ability to provide and customized services and not mere speed will determine the shape of telecom networks of the future, according to one telecom expert.Service providers will eventually catch up with each

Published on: June 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Technology helps Canadian aerospace firm cruise to success

A Canadian aerospace manufacturer has seen productivity and savings soar thanks to some clever use of monitoring and control technology.Heroux-Devtek Inc. based in Longueuil, Que. rolled out a manufacturing automation system developed by

Published on: June 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Small ISPs say Clement’s decision could put them out of businsess

Small independent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) may have a tougher time competing against incumbent carriers Telus Corp. and Bell Canada after Minister of Industry, Tony Clement, overturned a Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

Published on: December 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Nortel to quit Ethernet market

Nortel Networks is set to abandon the optical and carrier Ethernet markets as tough economic times forced the Canadian telecom provider to lower third quarter revenue expectations.Nortel is offering for sale its Metro

Published on: September 18th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Industry works on Ethernet speeds in range of 100 Gigs per second

Some equipment manufacturers are working on technologies that will allow transfer rates of 100 Gigabits per second over Ethernet networksLast month, San Jose, Calif.-based Force 10 Networks Inc. announced it was awarded two

Published on: December 6th, 2006 Greg Meckbach

College gets 1 Gbps between locations using Ethernet over a fibre optic link

Then the college installed a high-speed connection using the optical fibre network of Toronto Hydro Telecom Inc. The connection is Ethernet from end to end, so the two campuses look like they are

Published on: February 1st, 2006 Grant Buckler