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What Makes a Network TAP the Right Tool for Monitoring

In today's connected world, your network is one of your most important assets. An underperforming network is something you cannot afford, be it from a performance or from a security standpoint, because it can greatly hinder your business's capabilities.In order to ensure optimum performance and security at all times, network engineers need a clear,...
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Cogeco, Audet family reject takeover bid from Altice, Rogers

Canadian/US communications group Cogeco announced on September 2nd 2020 that the boards of directors of holding company Cogeco Inc. and subsidiary Cogeco Communications have rejected an unsolicited, non-binding takeover proposal from cableco Altice USA and Canadian counterpart Rogers Communications. Cogeco's statement said that the rejection follow...
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Webinar - Health Monitoring of PNT Systems

Join the Vice President of Advanced R&D for Orolia John Fischer for a free 60 minute webinar on Health Monitoring of PNT Systems. Recent webinars have focused on a variety of proven, resilient technologies to combat GNSS and PNT vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure. In this webinar, John will focus on how Health Monitoring can further pro...
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Telus posts 3.6% Q2 sales rise, although EBITDA falls 1.0% on COVID-19 factors

Canadian quadruple-play operator Telus reported that in the second quarter of 2020 its consolidated operating revenue increased by 3.6% year-on-year to CAD3.728 billion (USD2.779 billion), while EBITDA decreased by 1.0% to CAD1.359 billion and net income attributable to shareholders dropped 43.9% to CAD290 million for the April-June period. Telus n...
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Accurate Time improves Network Security

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In today's modern network infrastructure, millions of dollars are spent to ensure that networks are reliable, highly available, and most of all, secure! Cybersecurity has emerged as the critical area in all facets of the internet, yet still, there are often-overlooked areas which can degrade security measures meant to protect. One such example is t...
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Shaw Mobile launches for cable internet customers in BC, Alberta

Western Canadian cableco Shaw Communications launched its Shaw Mobile service on 30 July 2020 as scheduled, offering LTE services over its existing cellular network shared with its Freedom Mobile brand. At launch Shaw Mobile is being offered exclusively to Shaw Internet customers in British Columbia and Alberta, with mobile packages including a fre...
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Reduce the cost of tool sprawl with smarter network monitoring

By Jason Lackey, Network and Security Marketing, Keysight Technologies Monitoring tools have always been critical for ensuring network performance and security. Top vendors have designed new tools specifically for monitoring networks with virtualization, cloud infrastructure, distributed data centers, and edge computing. Way back in 2016, Enterpris...
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Shaw launching second cellular service, Shaw Mobile

Canadian cableco Shaw Communications, which already operates the country's fourth largest cellco Freedom Mobile, is introducing a new cellular service under the Shaw Mobile brand. The company announced yesterday (27 July) on social media that 'Shaw Mobile is coming' on 30 July, exclusive to customers in British Columbia and Alberta provinces, descr...
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Rogers posts 17% Q2 revenue drop on COVID-19 factors

Canada's Rogers Communications posted a 17% year-on-year drop in total revenue in the second quarter of 2020 to CAD3.155 billion (USD2.341 billion), largely driven by a 14% fall in Wireless revenue to CAD1.934 billion (with underlying 13%/17% decreases in Wireless service/equipment revenues) resulting from: lower roaming revenue due to global trave...
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Viavi's 13th Annual State of the Network

Viavi's 2020 State of the Network Study results are in. Over 400 IT professionals from around the world, across business size and verticals, completed the survey this year sharing their views on IT in a year that has seen its share of dramatic ups and downs. One significant new insight is the importance of understanding end-user experiences, especi...
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Cogeco Connexion posts 1.6% quarterly revenue drop

In its fiscal third quarter ended 31 May 2020, Canadian cableco Cogeco Connexion posted a 1.6% year-on-year revenue drop to CAD320.5 million (USD236.8 million), mainly driven by ongoing cable TV subscriber losses. Quarterly EBITDA also dropped moderately, by 1.1% y-o-y to CAD176.7 million. Cogeco's cable internet customers in Ontario and Quebec inc...
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Virgin Mobile Canada switches on Virgin TV

Virgin Mobile Canada – a sub-brand operator of Bell Canada – has launched 'Virgin TV', an OTT app-based service with 240 live and on-demand channels, for its home internet subscribers in Ontario and Quebec. Virgin TV works via iOS/Android smartphones and tablets, laptops, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Android TV, Apple TV and Google Chromecast. The app ena...
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Shaw quarterly wireline revenues drop 1.1%; Freedom revenues up 1.2%

Canadian cableco Shaw Communications has reported the results for its fiscal third quarter ended 31 May 2020, including its Freedom Mobile subsidiary. Wireline sector revenue including fixed broadband, TV and telephony declined by 1.1% year-on-year to CAD1.063 billion (USD782 million), including CAD923 million consumer segment revenue (down 1.3%) a...
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Recorded Webinar - IOTA from A to Z

IOTA is an innovative way for you troubleshoot network issues by providing Real-time analysis on a Network Link. Mike Pennacchi, Owner of Network Protocol Specialists LLC, will discuss how you can quickly deploy IOTA to capture network traffic and enable real-time analysis remotely.  You will learn how to connect IOTA to your network, start ca...
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Telus switches on 5G in five cities; adds Samsung to 5G vendor roster

Canada's Telus has announced the launch of its first-phase 5G mobile network in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal and the Greater Toronto Area, with plans to expand to an additional 26 markets across Canada throughout the remainder of the year. 5G access is being offered to Telus customers at no additional cost on post-paid packages with unlim...
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Recorded Webinar - Optimizing Traffic Flow and Performance Monitoring Tools

As your network continues to grow physically and virtually and speeds increase up 100 Gig it becomes increasingly difficult to ensure that all your security and monitoring tools have access to the real-time traffic that they need to analyze. Profitap and Mike Pennacchi, Owner of Network Protocol Specialists LLC,  explain the role a Network Pac...
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Stonepeak completes purchase of Xplornet

On June 11, 2020 Canada's largest rural-focused broadband provider Xplornet Communications announced the completion of its sale to New York-based private equity firm Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, whereby Stonepeak acquired a controlling stake following receipt of all regulatory approvals and financing. Xplornet says the takeover gives it new c...
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Bell claims Canada’s largest 5G mobile network at launch

On June 11th, 2020 Bell Canada announced the launch of its commercial 5G mobile network, claiming initial coverage 'six times greater' than rival Rogers' existing 5G footprint. At launch, 5G from Bell is available in Montreal, the Greater Toronto Area, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver, following a rollout with technology partners including Nokia and...
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Telus launches 1.5Gbps fibre broadband

Telus has announced 'a new benchmark for home and business internet speeds in Western Canada' with the launch of its new 1.5Gbps download/940Mbps upload 'PureFibre 1.5 Gigabit' broadband service, available now to residential and B2B customers in British Columbia and Alberta. Previously, Telus' peak retail broadband package speed was a symmetrical 9...
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Canada delays 3500MHz 5G auction to June 2021

Innovation, Science & Economic Development Canada (ISED) has announced a six-month postponement to the country's 3500MHz 5G spectrum auction, which will now start on 15 June 2021, with a deadline for receipt of applications and pre-auction financial deposits set for 6 April. Minister Navdeep Bains said in a statement on Friday that the delay wi...
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