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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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Ekahau launches anti-theft Wi-Fi tag for laptops and tablets

July 12, 2012

Ekahau Inc., a developer of Wi-Fi-based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS), has launched the L4 Laptop tag, a small flat unit designed to be plugged into the ExpressCard slot. The tag works with the Ekahau RTLS system, which can track and manage…

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IEEE ICC 2012 now open for registration

January 25, 2012

The IEEE International Communications Conference (ICC) has begun the registration process for its annual event to be held June 10-15 at the Ottawa Convention Centre.

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PowerStream selects RuggedCom’s Wi-Max offering for distributed generation

November 16, 2011

RuggedCom Inc., a designer and manufacturer of utility grade Ethernet and 4G wireless broadband networks for mission-critical applications in harsh environments, has been chosen  to deliver a wide area communications offering for…

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Huawei awarded contract for Manitoba Wi-Max rollout

July 20, 2011

Telecom equipment provider Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has won a competitive bid to build a Wi-Max network for Manitoba NetSet Ltd. A two-phased project, the network will extend fourth generation Wi-Max coverage to rural areas of Manitoba,…

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Ovum estimates wireless industry contributed $41.2 billion to Canadian economy in ’09

June 1, 2011

A new report by U.K.-based Ovum Consulting reveals that Canada’s wireless industry contributed $41.2 billion to the Canadian economy in 2009.

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Nokia to drop 7,000 employees from its payroll

April 27, 2011

In an attempt to deliver on what it described as a “new strategy,” Nokia today announced plans to align its global workforce and consolidate site operations. As a result, upwards of 4,000 employees will be laid off.

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Sierra Wireless supports new Canadian centre of excellence for wireless commercialization

December 8, 2010

Sierra Wireless has announced financial and technical support for the Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre (WWCC), which has been awarded $11.6 million in federal funding to drive the growth of Canadian wireless companies.

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Notebook shipments to surpass 291 million units by 2014, In-Stat says

September 8, 2010

Despite turbulent economic conditions, mobile computing continues to see surging demand resulting from sleeker…

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Intel, MTN Group join forces with African broadband initiative (August 04, 2010)

August 4, 2010

Intel Corp. and South African telco MTN Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which will see t…