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5G could produce upwards of 250,000 new jobs in Canada by 2026: Accenture

June 19, 2018

New 5G wireless networks will contribute as much as $40 billion annually to Canada’s economy by 2026, according to a new report from Accenture. Commissioned by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association and developed by Accenture Strategy, the report, “Fuel for

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How-to-guide” for installers new to IP CCTV testing released

June 19, 2018

As documenting IP CCTV performance becomes more commonplace, IDEAL Networks said today it has released a new white paper designed to help installers and systems integrators understand how to apply network testing practices to CCTV installations. According to the company,

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Community-owned high-speed ISP ENVI launches in Newmarket

June 13, 2018

As part of its commitment to support local businesses and economic development, the town of Newmarket said today it is working with Newmarket Hydro Holdings Inc. and new Internet Service Provider Envi to “enhance broadband infrastructure and improve connectivity and

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5G on a roll, cellular IoT deployments ramping up, says Ericsson

June 13, 2018

Commercial rollouts of 5G and larger than previously forecasted deployments of cellular IoT are focal points in the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report. The forecast for cellular IoT connections has nearly doubled since November 2017. It is now

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Cisco releases new developer capabilities across its IBN platform

June 12, 2018

Cisco today released new developer capabilities across its intent-based networking (IBN) platform. Announced at the Cisco Live user conference in Orlando, the company said the upgrades underscore “continued progress in delivering an open, programmable platform that spans the entire network,

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LPWANs still a work in progress, GlobalData research finds

June 6, 2018

Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) rollouts were hogging headlines in 2017 as nearly every mobile operator offering Internet of Things (IoT) services exuberantly joined the bandwagon. Even though uptake continues and optimism remains, it is still early days for

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IDEAL says it is helping installers overcome MPTL testing challenges

June 6, 2018

As convergence to digital IP systems continues, IDEAL Networks says it is helping installers certify cabling that has Modular Plug Terminated Links (MPTL) as a result of a new software update for its LanTEK III cable certifier. “Certifying MPTL cabling

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ROOT Data Center expands its MTL-R2 facility

June 6, 2018

ROOT Data Center has expanded its Montreal-based MTL-R2 facility, adding an additional 6MW of power capacity to what it describes as Canada’s largest wholesale/hyperscale data centre. The build of two new data halls is in response to the growing demand of

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Technologies selected for testing in Toronto’s first smart city pilot program

May 30, 2018

UPPlift: Toronto has announced the winning innovators selected to pilot their smart city technologies in test-beds across the city, through the first-ever Urban Pilot Program in Toronto. The program, launched earlier this year, focuses on bridging the gap between emergent smart

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Gap Wireless, Siama Systems sign distribution deal

May 30, 2018

Gap Wireless, a distributor of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets, and Montreal-based Siama Systems, a provider of converged network performance test and diagnostic tools, have entered into a reseller agreement for distribution of Siama Systems’