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Solving Home Internet Restrictions

Posted on 15. Aug, 2016 by .

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Consumers are using the internet for an ever-increasing range of activities. This has meant that home internet data usage has also increased at a rapid pace. Unfortunately, most home internet connections these days are limited by usage caps. The customers are given a basic allotment of data usage, with any usage over that amount subject […]

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Wireless Data Reform

Posted on 08. Dec, 2015 by .

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In 2013 consumers in North America used an average of 1.3GB of data per month. In 2018 consumers are expected to be using 9GB of data per month, an 11-fold increase in usage over 5 years before. Consumers are increasingly using their mobile devices for more of their daily activities every year and unfortunately this […]

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Canadian Wireless Price Discrimination

Posted on 21. Feb, 2015 by .

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Every one who engages in a policy of selling products in any area of Canada at prices lower than those exacted by him elsewhere in Canada is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years. This is Section 50, paragraph 1(b), of the Canadian Competition Act (1985) which outlines what constitutes […]

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Electronics on Aircraft: The Misguided Battle

Posted on 02. Jan, 2014 by .

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It was announced recently that the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) would be lifting their long-running, controversial restriction on the use of electronic devices during take-off and landing on US flights. The lifting of this ban has been hailed as major victory for passengers who can now use their smartphones, tablets, and laptops during all […]

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The 700MHz Spectrum Auction: Screwed If You Do, Screwed If You Don’t

Posted on 01. Oct, 2013 by .

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On Monday September 23rd the CRTC released the list of companies that had put forward a deposit with the intention to bid in the upcoming 700 MHz spectrum auction. Unfortunately that list of companies is populated with only incumbent Canadian carriers and small regional players looking to pick up localized spectrum blocks, none of which […]

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