Beanfield acquires Urbanfibre

Toronto network operator Beanfield Technologies Inc. has acquired another internet service provider, this time adding to its fibre base in British Columbia by purchasing the Vancouver-based Urban Communications Inc., which does business as Urbanfibre. 

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Telus Ag expands focus, changes name of division

Telus Corp. announced Tuesday that its agricultural division will be expanding its scope, resulting in the section being rebranded Telus Agriculture & Consumer Goods. The two-year-old subsidiary of the western telecom connects participants across the supply chain. According to a news release, more than one in five Telus agriculture clients are manufacturers of packaged goods, beverages and products such as bakeware and cosmetics.

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After outage, Rogers vows to separate wireless and wireline networks; critics not impressed with CRTC response

The July 8 nationwide Rogers Communications Inc. outage that was described as both “unprecedented” by Rogers executives and “unacceptable” by a senior government minister will force Rogers to spend some $250 million to “physically separate” its wireless and wireline networks in the coming years.

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