Posted by Andrew Walsh on Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 20:12
OpenMedia recently invited a group of leaders from the technology, philanthropy, and social enterprise community to discuss the future of the Internet.
Article by John Gray from Betakit.
Open Media recently invited a group of people from Vancouver’s technology, philanthropy, and social enterprise community to join an evening conversation entitled, “Propelling our Connected Future Forward.” Read more »
Posted by Josh Tabish on Friday, March 21, 2014 - 23:47
“Please stop buying your phones on contract. Rogers, Bell and Telus have got us over a barrel in this country and aside from government intervention, the only way we are able to turn the tables is to reclaim the ability to switch carriers easily.”
Posted by Danielle Gannon on Friday, March 21, 2014 - 18:14
As cell phone customers reel from yet another Big Telecom price hike, it seems like our wireless market is moving backwards not forwards. Telecom expert and OpenMedia community member Ben Klass asks what will it take for Canadians to get the greater choice and lower prices we deserve.
Last week, Mobile Syrup reported that the big 3′s flanker brands, Virgin, Fido, and Koodo (including zombified competitor Public Mobile) would be raising prices on their wireless plans at the same time. Read more »
Posted by Josh Tabish on Friday, March 21, 2014 - 00:26
This week, experts at the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) – the body that oversees Canada’s .ca domain – released their 2014 Factbook, which chronicles Canada’s advancement on Internet issues over the past year. The Factbook investigates how well-positioned Canadians are in the areas of access, cost, and usage.
The report shows Canada continues to slip further behind our global counterparts. For example, Canada has crashed from 2nd place in 2001 on broadband penetration amongst industrialized nations to 16th place in 2014. Read more »