Startup news round-up: April 13, 2012

Genesis Technical Systems of Calgary is gearing up for the big launch of its patented product DSL Rings, at the Broadband World Forum, the world's largest telecom event. Running rings around big telcos

Published on: April 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

House committee wants telcos to decrypt intercepted messages

Telecommunications companies may be compelled to decrypt legally intercepted messages for law enforcement agencies if recommendations by a House standing committee are adopted. The recommendations by the House Committee on Justice and Human

Published on: April 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Mobile payments offer big benefits to Canadian business, consumers

For more than four years now teenagers in Japan have been purchasing pop drinks with their smart phones. Even before that, African immigrants in Europe have been remitting money back home and checking

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

CRTC says Canadian ISPs have the right to shape Internet traffic

Canada's telecommunications regulator yesterday issued a ruling upholding the right of major telcos and cable providers to manage the traffic of its Internet customers.The decision resulted from hearings held last July. At the

Published on: October 22nd, 2009 Greg Meckbach

WiMAX gives any firm with lots of cash the ability to compete with the telcos

WiMAX is not a particularly revolutionary technology. Fixed wireless has been around for a while, and ironically, the lion's share of the market is outside of North America.With WiMAX, it's not the technology

Published on: December 5th, 2006 Greg Meckbach