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CSE has worked with nearly all wireless providers on cybersecurity

telecom | 11/02/2018 5:15 pm EDT

The Canadian Security Establishment (CSE) says it has worked with 31 Canadian wireless providers “to help mitigate the risk of cyber espionage and network disruption through the exploitation of supply chain vulnerabilities in the current 3G/4G/LTE environment.” It said in a new fact sheet posted to its website that those 31 telecoms represent “over 99% of the Canadian mobile market.” “Annual evaluations of [telecom providers’] architectures have shown year-over-year...

4G speeds plateau globally: OpenSignal

telecom | 11/01/2017 9:00 am EDT

Around the world, speeds of 4G connections have stopped increasing, according to a new report from OpenSignal. The Wednesday report said that “the once impressive growth in 4G speeds seems to have ground to a halt.” Operators in developed countries have built out their LTE-Advanced infrastructure and are now working on moving their customers to those networks, it said. “It's not that LTE's technological advancement has halted, but we do seem to have reached a transition point where operators globally are more focused on building coverage than capacity into their networks,”...

Nunavut to get 15 Mbps internet speeds: Northwestel

telecom | 09/19/2017 2:50 pm EDT

CRTC denies Northwestel Wholesale Connect applicationFollowing funding from the government’s Connect to Innovate program, Nunavut residents will see their...