Can you trust Canadian ISPs with your privacy?

A new report from Open Media warns you should think twice before trusting Canadian Internet providers with your privacy, warning our ISPs are falling short on being transparent about how they protect their

Published on: March 13th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

OpenMedia kicks off global petition campaign for net neutrality

OpenMedia.ca is launching a week-long campaign, aiming to get people to sign a petition supporting net neutrality - the concept that Internet service providers should treat all Internet traffic equally, without giving any

Published on: September 8th, 2014 Candice So

CRTC to expand home broadband performance tests

Small businesses and home office workers may get solid figures on the real Internet speeds they can expect from providers if the federal telecom regulator gets its way. The Canadian Radio Television and

Published on: November 13th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Vancouver startup offers ultra-fast Internet service to SMBs

Small and medium sized businesses in Vancouver looking for ultra-fast Internet service at discount prices may not have to search for long. A local startup named OneGigabit is offering residential buildings and SMBs

Published on: July 5th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

Four steps to drastically reduced bills for phone, wireless and Internet

Are long distance bills, mobile plans or Internet cost eating through your business's budget?More likely than not your company is stuck with a contract that's loaded with features or services that your business

Published on: March 15th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Primus expands home phone, Internet service to Western Canada

Primus Canada today announced the expansion of its traditional home phone and high speed Internet services in British Columbia and Alberta.With today's announcement, traditional home phone services are now available at competitive prices

Published on: February 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

CRTC shelves usage-based billing for Internet services

The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) yesterday appeared to have taken a middle-of-the-road stance in deciding on what billing model will be used for the Internet. The move was a “step back”

Published on: November 16th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Look who’s leading the way in low-cost broadband access

Here’s something that might be worth emulating by Canadian ISPs. U.S. cable company and ISP Comcast recently launched Internet Essentials, a program that provides Internet access to low-income households for $9.95 (USD), plus taxes,

Published on: August 15th, 2011 Monica Goyal

Control of your RSS feeds with Yahoo Pipes

Sometimes the flood of information that we get from the Internet can be overwhelming. But you can turn your flood into a more manageable trickle that focuses on what you want to know.

Published on: September 10th, 2010 Glen Fleishman

Demand Media ‘worst ISP in the world’

As Demand Media gears up for its initial public offering, anti-spam advocates and online crime fighters say that the company needs to clean up its act.In a report, released late Tuesday, HostExploit, a

Published on: August 12th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Secret draft treaty holds ISPs responsible for copyright violations online

The U.S., Canada and other European countries are secretly drawing up rules designed to crack down on copyright abuse on the Internet, in part by making ISPs liable for illegal content, according to

Published on: February 23rd, 2010 Paul Meller

Yahoo deal Microsoft’s “last opportunity” to dethrone Google

Microsoft's $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo could be the final opportunity for the Redmond, Wash-based software maker to finally catch up with Google in the online application and Web search space, says a

Published on: February 4th, 2008 Nestor Arellano