All Blogs / Industries / Utilities / Communication / New

CRTC Kicks Off First National Study Measuring Broadband Internet Service Performance

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has started gathering data from the homes of 4,500 citizens across the country in a study aimed at improving its broadband policymaking by gaining a better understanding of network performance. Show More Summary

Telcos Need to Learn how to Fail

It’s no wonder wireless operators are feeling threatened by the disruptive force of tech companies making inroads into the wireless industry, tech companies are willing and able to do what telcos have long avoided: fail. Take Google for example, a company that made a bold attempt at smart glasses with its controversial Google Glass project. [...]

Huawei Fast-Charging Batteries Revealed

Huawei Fast-Charging batteries have been unveiled during an event in Japan, last week at the 56th Battery Symposium in Nagoya. Huawei showed its fast charging power-packs through videos at the Symposium. Two batteries, one of 600 mAh power and another of 3000 mAh power were demonstrated in the videos. Show More Summary

Reverse Auction Homework: Getting Familiar with Form 177

The FCC is trying to make good on its promise to let auction participants know what’s in store for them on the auction application front (and the reimbursement front, too – but that’s for a later post). Now it’s up to broadcasters to take advantage of what the FCC has given them.  As the Broadcast … Continue Reading

Update: Effective Date Set for More Revised Wireless Mic Rules

From our Spectrum Re-pack Files: following close on the heels of the revised rules for wireless mic use, the revised rules governing Part 15 operations in the post-re-pack world are now set to take effect December 23, 2015. As we reported last August, the Commission adopted two separate orders dealing with the new lay of … Continue Reading

Do smartphones and tablets need a ‘bed mode’ to protect sleep?

Smartphones, tablets and e-readers should have an automatic “bedtime mode” that stops them disrupting people’s sleep, says a leading doctor. Professor Paul Gringras, from Evelina Children’s Hospital in London, argues the setting should filter out the blue light that delays the body clock and keeps people awake later into the evening. More information here.

Where now for broadband networks?

This week over 100 cross party MPs and Peers wrote an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne urging him to continue investing in fixed and mobile broadband as part of the Comprehensive Spending Review and in the future. The signatories, including the Mayor of London Boris Johnson, former Chief Executive of […]

Even Telephone Poles Are Getting Smarter

News this week included smart lightpoles, 5G, bad news for municipal broadband, the scary side of the IoT, and licensed/unlicensed spectrum issues.

SUNY Poly Utica Computer Chip Commercialization Center (Quad-C)

Yesterday before a meeting at SUNY Poly Utica I had the chance to go on a tour of the almost completed Computer Chip Commercialization Center (Quad-C) building located on campus. Here's a few specs on the facility: 253,000 sq. ft. including 56,000 sq. Show More Summary

DigiMark 2015 To Be Held In Lahore

Digital arena has transformed all around the globe during the last decade. Majority of companies are now spending more on their digital marketing campaigns as compared to conventional marketing tools. The change is a result of increased use of social media and conversion of the desktops into hand-held devices. Show More Summary

How children and parents use communications technologies

Ofcom has today published a report on Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes. The study reveals that children aged 8 -15 are spending more than twice as much time online as they did a decade ago, reaching over 15 hours each week in 2015. The report also finds that children are becoming more trusting […]

Metro Bytes: FirstLight, Comcast, Granite, Integra, Colo Atl

Here's a quick roundup of some of the interesting news from the metro from this week:... [visit site to read more]

Measuring Telecom Service-to-Cost Performance: Increasing Business Value and Reducing Unnecessary Cost

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Timothy C. Colwell, SVP Efficiency First Adoption, AOTMP Your fixed and mobile telecom environment serves a vital role in conducting business. It is the vascular system for communications with customers and prospects, with your supply chain, and with internal staff. Buried within... [visit site to read more]

The Dangers of a Connected Everything Existence

Even as security analysts preach the dangers of our increasingly connected existence, from vulnerabilities in our critical infrastructure to inadequate security in our thermostats, it seems that nothing can stem our interest in expanding the Internet of Things to include every minutia of our daily existence. In fact, regardless of what the item is in [...]

The Evolving World of Wireless

The wireless industry is one of the most fascinating sectors to observe, as not only has it remained one of the strongest industries over the last several decades, but it changes radically every five to ten years or so as well, heading in new, and often unforeseen, directions. Such a paradigm shift happened with the [...]

Rogers and Telus CEO Part of Canada’s Most Powerful Business People 2016

Earlier this month, we saw a list of the Best Brands of 2016, so now it’s time to have a look at a list of Canada’s Most Powerful Business People for 2016. The top 50 list contains executives, entrepreneurs, politicos, and thinkers from various fields and industries who are changing the way Canada does business. [...]

Cable Operators Gingerly Move into CCAP Deployment Phase

Cable operators shrewdly rolled out Internet access, telephony and other services as they became available and made business sense.

GovernUp to publish study on the broadband market

The think ank GovernUp is co-chaired by Nick Herbert (Conservative MP for Arundel & South Downs) and John Healey (Labour MP for Wentworth & Dearne). It is primarily concerned with effective government, but it is currently conductingShow More Summary

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC