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Ontario Police Arrest Man for War Driving

Ontario police have arrested a 25 year old man under Section 326 of the Criminal Code which covers theft of communications.  The alleged crime? Theft of Internet connectivity by unauthorized access to a wireless network.

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March 7, 2006 12 comments News

Major Muni WiFi Initiative Coming To Toronto

Tyler Hamilton at the Toronto Star is reporting that Toronto Hydro is set to announce plans for a city-wide municipal wifi initiative that could launch as soon as this fall.  After months of watching similar developments occur in the U.S., it is great to see this come to Canada.

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March 6, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

Consequences of Uncompetitiveness

While the stock markets were focused yesterday on comments to a conference from Google’s CFO, Rogers VP Finance was telling another investor conference about Rogers’ take on the broadband marketplace.  John Gossling said: "The good news, I think, on both is that there is actually some pricing power. Unlike the […]

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March 1, 2006 4 comments News

A Fourth Wireless Carrier?

The Globe and Mail is reporting that the Telecom Policy Review panel may recommend creating a fourth wireless carrier in order to stimulate competition.  Not surprisingly, the established players say it is completely unnecessary.  Number portability would be another way to stimulate competition as would greater attention to the broadband […]

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February 26, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

CCTA To Shut Down

The Canadian Cable Telecommunications Association, Canada's leading cable association, announced today that it plans to shut down after 50 years of operations.  The CCTA had been hit by several major defections in recent years (Shaw and Videotron being the most prominent) as the key industry players seemingly agreed on less […]

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February 10, 2006 Comments are Disabled News