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Households need more than gig speeds, conference hears

telecom | 06/04/2018 8:23 pm EDT

TORONTO — The telecom industry will need to look beyond the gigabit threshold in the home to take advantage of better technologies and enhance customer experience, speakers told a telecom conference on Monday. “In reality, the speed in the home needs to go up,” Michael Weening, executive vice-president of sales and marketing at United States-based telecom access provider Calix Inc., said Monday morning. “A gig isn’t enough, not even close...we actually need two gig, three gig, five gig and every single one of those [home] devices need to go at a higher speed.” Weening...

Lack of cybersecurity framework mind-boggling: Telus exec

telecom | 06/04/2018 8:09 pm EDT

TORONTO — A security executive at Telus Corp. told an industry conference on Monday that industry and government must work together to put in place a national framework for cybersecurity in Canada. “It boggles my mind...that we’re still lacking even a basic...

Telus among first to use new Ericsson TV interface

Media | 09/10/2015 8:37 pm EDT

Ericsson AB announced on Thursday that its cloud-based TV platform, MediaFirst, is now commercially available to operators and content providers, noting that Telus Corp. will be utilizing the service to enhance service for its TV...