Tag: wireless

How good is Freedom Mobile’s LTE network?

By Ted Kritsonis

The carrier formerly known as Wind Mobile rebranded as Freedom Mobile at the same time it launched its own LTE network in November 2016 in Toronto and Vancouver, so how good is it three months in?

Where your cell phone bills may be headed in 2017

By Ted Kritsonis

It doesn’t matter that one year has turned over to a new one, Canadians will still complain about their cell phone bills in 2017. The reasons aren’t likely to be any different than they have been before, and in looking at the bigger picture, the rest of the year could make things interesting.

One rhino gets killed every eight hours.

Can Technology Save the Rhino – and Other Endangered and Exploited Creatures?

by Lee Rickwood
Conservation, even techno-enabled, is not easy. For example, hundreds of staff, suppliers, contractors, security personnel, and tourists enter and exit game reserves every day, and monitoring them was not easy in the past – typically, the reserve is in a remote location with only basic IT infrastructure and very limited bandwidth, as Dimension Data executive Bruce Watson explains.

Who are the Big 3 carriers’ sub-brands for?

By Ted Kritsonis

The Big 3 — Rogers, Bell and Telus — rule the telecom land in Canada, and that reach is further extended by their respective sub-brands — Fido, Chatr, Virgin Mobile and Koodo. The differences between them aren’t very stark, raising questions over what the latter group of brands truly offer the market today.