Security vendors blame USB memory keys for some network security breaches

Users are saving data on to devices ranging from CDs to iPods, and IT managers are rarely able to keep track of which files have been saved on to portable storage devices, said

Published on: May 9th, 2006 CN Staff

Fixed-mobile convergence includes handsets with cellular, Wi-Fi interface

Lines between wireline and wireless phone services have blurred and will continue blurring, and fixed-mobile convergence will become a key differentiator for telecommunications service providers. Those were the key messages from panelists discussing

Published on: May 9th, 2006 Grant Buckler

Lakehead U forbids wireless networks on campus

There are many benefits to studying at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ont. Ubiquitous wireless Internet access, however, isn't one of them. That's because president Fred Gilbert won't allow it until he's satisfied

Published on: March 24th, 2006 Kathleen Sibley

Toronto to use streetlights in city-wide Wi-Fi rollout

TORONTO - The City of Toronto announced a Wi-Fi service that could be enough to entice some residents away from wireline Internet service provided by cable companies and incumbents, according to Toronto Hydro

Published on: March 22nd, 2006 Neil Sutton

VIA rolls out pay-per-use Wi-Fi

Toronto - VIA Rail Canada hoped to get passengers all aboard as it launched a new pay-per-use Wi-Fi service late last month.The service is available today to all travellers going between Montréal and

Published on: March 22nd, 2006 Poonam Khanna

IEEE high throughput task group votes to work on 600 Mbps wireless protocol

The Wi-Fi standards group has decided to increase the speed of the next wireless local-area network (LAN) standard to 600 Megabits per second, which one industry observer says will allow companies to connect

Published on: March 6th, 2006 Greg Meckbach

Via Rail brings Wi-Fi aboard Quebec-Windsor trains

Via Rail has signed a five-year deal with Parsons Corp. to provide wireless access to Via 1 and Comfort class cars at 22 stations and seven Panorama lounges by November 2006. Five trains

Published on: December 20th, 2005 Vawn Himmelsbach