New internet project approved for rural Newfoundland and Labrador

Residents in some rural Newfoundland and Labrador will soon have access to faster internet thanks to a new CA$1.379 million collaboration between the federal government and Bell Canada announced today. Come November, 1,184

Published on: April 12th, 2021 Tom Li

Telesat to receive $400 million investment from Quebec

Telesat, a Canadian satellite operator, has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the government of Quebec for a CA$400 million investment. The planned funding announced Feb. 18 will go towards building

Published on: February 23rd, 2021 Tom Li

Ontario government reserves another $680 million for network development

The Ontario government will be investing an additional CA$680 million into the province's network infrastructure in underserved communities and dead zones. Announced on Nov. 4 by Ontario’s Office of the Premier, the new

Published on: November 5th, 2020 Tom Li

Rogers now offers 5G service in 130 Canadian regions

Rogers has expanded its service to 130 regions in Canada, including more rural areas in Alberta, Ontario, and British Columbia. “Digital infrastructure is crucial to fuelling productivity and innovation and driving our economy

Published on: October 14th, 2020 Tom Li

Canadians get free access to 5G with the ‘Big Three’ telcos

None of the Big Three Canadian telcos will charge extra for 5G access. Rogers, the last telco to insist on charging a premium for its 5G access, recanted the plan this week. Rogers

Published on: October 9th, 2020 Tom Li

A third of Canadians experiencing slower internet according to CIRA

A third of Canadians are experiencing slower internet and worse video streaming quality, finds the Canadian Internet Registry Authority (CIRA) in a self-reported study. By surveying 1,200 people across Canada, 38 per cent

Published on: April 15th, 2020 Tom Li

TekSavvy hikes prices for all residential internet subscribers, and says it may need to do it again

The dramatic surge in internet usage amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the suspended CRTC wholesale pricing are making life difficult for smaller internet service providers (ISP), causing at least one to increase its

Published on: March 30th, 2020 Tom Li

Samsung to power Videotron’s 5G and 4G LTE-A networks

Videotron has selected Samsung Canada to power its 5G and 4G LTA-A services. Starting in 2020, Samsung will supply Videotron with Massive-MIMO and dual-band base stations across Ottawa and Quebec. The 5G base

Published on: December 13th, 2019 Tom Li

Telus IoT Shop lets businesses buy IoT data without credit checks

Telus recently launched an IoT Shop for small enterprises and developers to easily purchase IoT connectivity for product development and equipment testing. Traditional IoT connectivity needs businesses to meet a volume requirement. In

Published on: October 23rd, 2019 Tom Li

XO Communications deploys Canada-US high bandwidth data pipeline

XO Communications will be expanding its high-speed network services across all of Canada, the U.S.-based network provider announced today. While XO first moved into Canada in October 2012, its initial foray into the

Published on: August 20th, 2013 Candice So