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Shaw awarded major Wi-Fi contract in Calgary

December 23, 2013

The city of Calgary has awarded Shaw Communications Inc. with the contract to provide public Wi-Fi in city-owned locations.

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Cisco releases ‘city-wide’ Wi-Fi offering

September 12, 2013

At the Meeting of the Minds conference held in Toronto this week, Cisco Systems Inc. released Smart+Connected City Wi-Fi, an integrated portfolio offering, which it said is “geared toward helping global cities provide citywide…

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Cisco projects 13-fold growth in mobile Internet data traffic

February 7, 2013

According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2012 to 2017, worldwide mobile data traffic will increase 13-fold over the next four years, reaching 11.2 exabytes per month (for an annual run rate of 134…

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73% of employed Canadians expected to be mobile by 2016, according to IDC

January 31, 2013

International Data Corp. Canada (IDC Canada) explores the nature of Canada’s mobile workforce in a new report released today.

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WireIE hardware donation to help students living in remote town of Nestor Falls

January 17, 2013

WireIE, a Canadian network carrier based in Richmond Hill, Ont., has donated 10 Lenovo laptop computers, six Apple iPad tablets and two HP wireless printers to be used by students of a small two room community-focused school that serves the…

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Broadcom to pitch ‘Connected Car’ market at CES 2013

January 3, 2013

Broadcom Corp, a manufacturer of semiconductor offerings for wired and wireless communications, will demonstrate connectivity innovations for the automotive sector at the upcoming CES 2013 in Las Vegas next week.

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Learning, Networking In Brazil

January 1, 2013

RIO DE JANEIRO  — Mere blocks from a youth facility called Social Attitude where students can now play soccer, swim in an outdoor chlorinated pool and access the Internet through the cloud, a 51-year-old investigative Brazilian…

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Analysys Mason releases its 2013 telecoms predictions

December 20, 2012

In 2013, roll-out of LTE services will have limited immediate economic impact, social media giants look set to stir up IP-based messaging services and smartphone penetration growth rates will slow considerably, according to Analysys…

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Juniper releases its top 10 wireless predictions for 2013

December 13, 2012

As 2012 draws to a close Juniper Research has drawn up a list of predictions for the coming year. A free report detailing the findings is available for download from the Juniper Web site at www.juniperresearch.com.

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Wireless sector’s contribution to Canadian economy reached $43 billion in 2010: Ovum

June 4, 2012

Canada’s wireless industry generated $43 billion for the Canadian economy in 2010 according to U.K.-based Ovum Consulting. In a report released today by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), Ovum quantifies the economic…