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Ericsson to acquire Microsoft Mediaroom

April 11, 2013

Ericsson has reached an agreement with Microsoft Corp. to acquire its TV Mediaroom business. Mediaroom is situated in Mountain View, Calif. and employs an estimated 400 people worldwide.  

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Wi-Lan scores a major patent victory

April 11, 2012

Ottawa-based Wi-LAN Inc. today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has confirmed the validity of all the claims in WiLAN’s US Patent No. 5,828,402 (the “402 Patent”) along with more than 30 new claims. The USPTO ruling…

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IP invasion

January 1, 2011

More applications and devices are running over fixed and mobile networks, from Internet-based video to HD-capable smartphones. In addition, more content is becoming cloud-based. That means network performance is more important than ever before,…

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One-On-One Interview with Aisha Umar

September 1, 2010

CNS: You were appointed Sales Centre Vice President – Canada, AT&T in mid-May. What are your short-term and long-term goals for the company?Umar: There are two key goals. One of them is increasing the presence and awareness of IT…

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First Nations need our help

September 1, 2010

The headline for this issue’s cover story is Mensa Networks, a fitting description because in order to handle the many infrastructure advances in our schools and universities, the proper cabling backbone and state-of-the-art network equipment…

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Let the games begin!

November 1, 2009

Excitement is building for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games, which will start on Feb. 12, but it is, perhaps, one of the most challenging terrains to wire in the world and there is no room for error. Everything must be working perfectly from…

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HCI’s 22inch IPTV designed for healthcare facilities

November 1, 2009

Health Care Information, LLC (HCI), a provider of healthcare grade televisions and patient infotainment systems has added three new 22inch televisions to its product line: Internet Protocol television (IPTV), digital television, and digital…

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Cisco launches its ‘Borderless Networks’ initiative

October 20, 2009

Cisco Systems Inc. today introduced its Borderless Networks architecture and a five-phase plan designed to hel…

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Broadband, IPTV usage on the rise

September 9, 2009

The Broadband Forum today announced the latest broadband and IPTV statistics, which show a strong performance …

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Ericsson Rolls Out LTE Demos

July 1, 2009

M ONTREAL -A critical piece of Ericsson’s long-term product strategy, namely the Long Term Evolution or LTE, is quickly moving closer to a full-scale rollout.