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Telecom blockchain market to reach nearly $1B in 2023: researchers

telecom | 07/27/2018 4:45 pm EDT

The global telecom blockchain market could grow to an estimated $993.8 million by 2023, driven by increased use of the trustless databases in billing, number portability, fraud and eSIM provisioning, according to a study by Markets and Markets. Blockchain, the distributed ledger system which has exploded in popularity after it was used to underpin the bitcoin virtual currency, has been proposed as a solution to many problems in the telecom industry. The current market size, according Markets...

SWIFT takes fibre goals to the Hill

Media | 02/21/2018 5:57 pm EST

Over six years after it was established, a government-funded non-profit initiative seeking to deliver fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) to about a quarter of Ontario’s — and 10 per cent of Canada’s — population is registered to lobby the government for the first time. The...

TFO looking for participants for March blockchain test

telecom | 02/01/2018 2:45 pm EST

OTTAWA — A Canada Media Fund-backed initiative to implement blockchain...

Canada to test border ID system using blockchain, biometrics

telecom | 01/29/2018 12:59 pm EST

Canada and the Netherlands are teaming up to test a system for identifying...