WiMAX broadband wireless services are gaining significant traction in emerging markets around the world and this has some operators turning to Boucherville QC-based TelcoBridges for help in bundling voice on top of their high-speed access.
Broadcasters in Canada could one day be bidding for their spectrum in a government-run auction – just like wireless service providers currently do – if Ottawa greenlights a recommendation in a new report from the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS).
Wavefront, the commercialization centre accelerating the growth of British Columbia’s wireless and new media cluster, has appointed Charlie Cheng as VP operations, responsible for overseeing the organization’s technology roadmap as well as overseeing operations.
A new report from the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) says an updated online spectrum auction system would save Industry Canada and bidders’ time and money. In addition, a new platform would allow the department to adopt more sophisticated auction formats.
The high cost of producing Described Video (DV) and regulatory restrictions are preventing visually impaired people from fully accessing broadcast services on television, says a report commissioned by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) for the CRTC‘s Nov. 17 hearing on access of broadcasting services to people with disabilities.
More than a year after it issued a call on input to review the regulatory framework governing BDUs and discretionary programming services, the CRTC has finally reached a decision that will be made public at 4:00 PM on Thursday, Oct. 30.
Research spending by Canada’s two largest telcos dropped sharply in 2007, despite healthy profits, according to the latest top 100 list of industrial research and development (R&D) spenders. And the survey’s author warns things will likely only get worse as research-intensive companies look for ways to reign in expenditures in response to a worsening global financial crisis.