Tag: Telecom

Aug 11

Telesat shares soar as it taps MDA to build new low-orbit satellite program

Article content Shares of Telesat Corp. soared 50 per cent Aug. 11 after the company announced it has swapped manufacturers to build 198 satellites for its Lightspeed Low Earth Orbit program to help service enterprise and government customers and rural and remote communities in Canada. Canadian space company MDA Ltd., whose shares also took off […]
Jan 17

Vass Bednar: Why Canada needs a publicly owned cloud

Breadcrumb Trail Links Telecom Innovation Big Tech companies have become our data landlords The global cloud infrastructure market is estimated to be worth well over US$203 billion. Photo by LOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty Images files Article content Former finance minister Bill Morneau is pounding the pavement with his ghostwritten memoir advocating that Canada pay more […]
Jan 3

Vass Bednar: The Rogers-Shaw competition ruling shows the system is broken

Breadcrumb Trail Links Telecom Current laws and procedures consistently favour the interests of corporations over citizens Ethernet cables are seen in front of Rogers and Shaw Communications logos. Photo by Dado Ruvic/Reuters illustration Article content Competition Commissioner Matthew Boswell was flattened by the Competition Tribunal over the holidays. Advertisement 2 Story continues below This advertisement […]
Jun 11

Mandatory equipment check: Improper lab infra might delay telecom gear testing

Telecom operators and network vendors have sought a year’s extension for mandatory testing of telecom equipment, citing inability to meet deadlines due to inappropriate lab infrastructure in the country and supply chain challenges due to semiconductor shortage. The mandatory testing and certification of telecom equipment (MTCTE) regime will come into effect from July 1, under […]
May 19

Canada bans Huawei from 5G network

Breadcrumb Trail Links Telecom News Chinese state-championed telecommunications firm poses threat to Canada’s national security, Francois-Philippe Champagne says Author of the article: Bloomberg News Erik Hertzberg and Brian Platt A staff member of Huawei uses her mobile phone at the Huawei Digital Transformation Showcase in Shenzhen, China. Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP via Getty Images Article […]