Bell, Telus top this year’s Branham list of top Canadian ICT companies

Canada's telecommunications giants continued to lead the country's IT sector in what turned out to be another record-setting year for the industry, with Bell Canada owner BCE Inc., Telus Corp., Rogers Communications Inc.,

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Shaw taps set top box data to woo advertisers back to TV

Thanks to the new potential of digital audience data, television isn’t a dead marketing medium just yet. That was the message Shaw Communications Inc. brought to its session at this week’s FFWD Advertising

Published on: January 28th, 2016 Christine Wong

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

Rogers ‘brazen’ deal for Shaw’s spectrum will doom new wireless entrants: advocacy groups

Five advocacy groups are saying a planned deal that'd see Rogers Communications Inc. acquire wireless spectrum from Shaw Communications Inc. will be the death knell for new wireless carriers in Canada.A letter was

Published on: January 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Google Fiber unveils first city to receive gigabit connections

Google Inc. has announced its plan to roll out a 1 gigabit-per-second fibre optic network in Kansas City, to the neighbourhoods where the most people pre-register for the broadband service. The broadband pipe

Published on: July 26th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Tucows, Regina law firm rush for prime Web real estate

A number of Canadian players are seeking to manage registries for the Internet's new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) that will significantly open up the Web's real estate.At present, there are only 22 gTLDs

Published on: June 13th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Rogers, Shaw and CBC launch online ad service

Although they compete with each other for television viewers, three of Canada's largest broadcasters are teaming up to sell online advertising.Rogers Communications Inc., theCanadian Broadcasting Corp. and ShawCommunications Inc. have joined forces to

Published on: April 30th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

ACTRA won’t ‘give up’ despite Supreme Court ruling on ISPs

Cultural groups will not give up on compelling Internet Service Providers to contribute funding to Canadian productions despite a defeat in the form of a Supreme Court ruling made this morning.Canada's wholesale Internet

Published on: February 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian online video firms not afraid of Netflix threat

The announced entry into Canada by U.S. video streaming firm Netflix has been described as a market-disrupting move by some industry observers but a local content provider and a streaming platform developer are

Published on: July 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Canada’s new telecom complaints commissioner a peacemaker

The fledgling and relatively unknown not-for-profit body funded by the telecommunications industry to act as a fair arbitrator of complaints now has its first full-time commissioner.Howard Maker is no stranger to hearing complaints.

Published on: August 28th, 2008 Brian Jackson