Cable & Telecom

Aliant launches EVDO network

HALIFAX – Aliant today launched its high-speed wireless service in Halifax. The new service will provide Aliant's wireless customers access to wireless data speeds of up to 2.4 Mbps - and new and enhanced applications on their wireless devices. Customers in the Halifax area will be the first to experience new wireless data speeds - five times faster than what is currently available. Customers will be able to access information on their wireless device - notebook computer, PDA, or cell phone – "at speeds close to those of their home broadband connection," claims the release. Streaming video and TV clips;...