Wireless veteran joins Wavefront

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.

To keep reading, get a free trial.

Already a Subscriber?

CRTC restrictions, high production costs put Canadian TV beyond reach of visually impaired

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.

To keep reading, get a free trial.

Already a Subscriber?

BCE maintains second spot for research spending, despite 13.6% decline

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.

To keep reading, get a free trial.

Already a Subscriber?