Cable & Telecom

CANADIAN TELECOM SUMMIT 2014: Device experts try to cut through noise surrounding M2M market

TORONTO – Near Field Communication (NFC). Machine to Machine (M2M). Internet of Things (IoT). Different phrases, different acronyms, same concept – wireless device-to-device connectivity that enables contactless communications, most notably today for mobile commerce.With so many different definitions buzzing around, “it’s very noisy and it’s very confusing,” said Manoj Jain, communications and media sector leader for Microsoft Canada, who appeared along with other wireless device experts on a panel called “Rage of the Machine” at the Canadian Telecom Summit on Wednesday morning. Jain said Microsoft uses the phrase “Internet of your things” to explain the concept to its customers.“And by...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.