Cable & Telecom

Nokia debuts Bluetooth competitor for small devices

HELSINKI, Finland – Nokia has unveiled a small device connectivity technology, introducing Wibree as an open industry standard. Nokia says Wibree uses “only a fraction of the power compared to other such radio technologies,” making it feasible in smaller and less costly devices. The technology is also easily integrated with existing Bluetooth-enabled devices, the company says. Wibree is the first open technology offering connectivity between mobile devices or personal computers, and small, button cell battery-powered devices such as watches, wireless keyboards, toys, and sports sensors. To get the technology to market as soon as possible, Nokia is making the specs...

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.