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Canadian low power networks connect municipal and industry to the Internet of Things
VANCOUVER – In time for its recent open house in Vancouver, the LoRa (Long Range) Alliance announced a new partnership with Google Cloud as one of the major multi-national companies backing the LoRaWAN standard Read more

Why the deaf community wants more from the skinny wireless proposals
GATINEAU - The communications needs of most Canadians are met with land-line telephones (still) and wireless plans. But if you’re a deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing Canadian (DDBHH), wireless video is essential. Read more

Towards next generation 9-1-1 in Canada
TORONTO – Canadian 9-1-1 experts met at the end of May as the community continues to move forward towards the June 2020 deadline to transition to Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1). Read more

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Clearcable, McMaster to help create better networks with new AI partnership
HAMILTON – Clearcable Connects and McMaster University announced Wednesday a new partnership with the aim of deploying artificial intelligence in the management of broadband and distributed energy networks. Read more

New 777 km fibre run will close northern loop
WHITEHORSE – The federal government, Yukon government and Northwestel announced today they will together spend $79 million to build a 777 km fibre line from Dawson City, YT, to Inuvik, NWT. Read more

Cyberattacks weigh on Canadians as awareness, frequency grows: CIRA
OTTAWA – With issues like data privacy and cybersecurity top of mind, 81% of Canadians are concerned about the security of their personal information held by a government department in the event of a cyberattack, says a new report by the Read more

5G networks in Canada will fuel innovation in healthcare, agriculture, industrial; boost GDP by $40B: CWTA report
OTTAWA – With new 5G wireless networks poised to contribute as much as $40 billion annually to Canada's economy by 2026 plus create hundreds of thousands of new jobs, collaboration between the public and private sectors is critical to its Read more

Videotron pumps mobile service in Ottawa
MONTREAL – Videotron is undertaking an aggressive new marketing campaign outside of its home province to promote its mobile service to Ottawa-area consumers. Read more

CityWest honoured for digital learning initiative
PRINCE RUPERT, BC - Municipally owned network operator CityWest has received a Premier’s Innovation and Excellence Award for its efforts in helping to connect public schools as part of the K-12 Public School Next Generation Network project. Read more

Feds begin big data consultations in pursuit of national digital strategy
OTTAWA - Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains kicked off the Feds’ national study into “digital and data transformation” Tuesday. Read more

Stingray buys minority stake in Nextologies
MONTREAL – Stingray said Tuesday that it has acquired a minority stake in Nextologies Limited, a Toronto-based provider of fibre, IP and satellite transmission services for broadcasters. Read more

Distributel’s Matt Stein named CNOC chair, president
TORONTO - Canadian Network Operators Consortium Inc. Read more

Telefilm Canada calls on industry to up number of big-budget projects led by women
MONTREAL - Telefilm Canada says that it is seeing “encouraging” results on its way to meeting a balanced production portfolio by 2020 that reflects gender parity in in feature film production funding. Read more

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