Cable & Telecom

Toronto’s wireless providers get government competition

TORONTO – As previously reported, Toronto Hydro Telecom today announced plans to provide Wi-Fi coverage in the downtown core. "We are proud to be the first company in Canada to deliver a ubiquitous Wi-Fi zone, which will provide Internet access as well as next generation applications," said David Dobbin, president, Toronto Hydro Telecom, in a press release. "Wi Fi technology is the new benchmark for urban living. It's standard equipment in many electronic devices, from laptops to portable entertainment units. We think it's time to enable that technology to be used in what will be the largest Wi Fi zone...