Bell Gigabit Fibe bringing the fastest Internet to Toronto residents with a billion-dollar+ network investment, creation of 2,400 direct jobs
Bell Canada announced it will deliver gigabit-per-second Internet speeds to homes and businesses across the City of Toronto with the new Gigabit Fibe service. Coupled with Bell’s single largest infrastructure expansion project, creating approximately 2,400 direct jobs and significant economic and innovation benefits, Gigabit Fibe will bring North America’s fastest Internet speeds to more than a million Toronto premises - starting with approximately 50,000 homes and businesses that will have first access this summer.
   [June 26, 2015]


DigiBC Announces New Course for Digital Success
For companies that know what digital tools and tactics are out there, they can achieve hypergrowth for their business. Opening channels for new leads, increasing traffic to their website, engaging more potential users of their product(s), attracting higher quality inbound links...these are all worth their weight in gold.
   [June 26, 2015]


OnX Enterprise Solutions Named to CRN Solution Provider 500
OnX Enterprise Solutions, an enterprise technology solutions provider, has been named to The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN Solution Provider 500. The annual list, spanning eight categories from hardware and software sales to managed IT services, recognizes the top revenue-generating technology integrators, MSPs and IT consultants in North America. Solution providers are ranked based on revenue, determined by product and services sales during 2014.
   [June 26, 2015]


WiLAN Subsidiary Enters Into License Agreement With Acuity Brands
WiLAN (TSX:WIN)(NASDAQ:WILN) announced its subsidiary, Intuitive Building Controls, Inc., has entered into a patent license agreement with Acuity Brands, Inc. ("Acuity Brands"), related to network lighting controller technology. WiLAN acquired the patents from Hewlett-Packard in November 2014.
   [June 26, 2015]


NASA, Microsoft Collaborate to Bring Science Fiction to Science Fact
NASA and Microsoft are teaming up to develop Sidekick, a new project using commercial technology to empower astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
   [June 26, 2015]


CTC Launches Giant 3D Printer with Mobile Terminal
Chinese 3D printer manufacturer Zhuhai CTC Electronic Co., Ltd held a new press conference on the afternoon of May 28 in its headquarters in Zhuhai, announcing the roll out of the CTC Giant 3D printer.
   [June 25, 2015]


WIND Mobile to significantly expand network performance & service offerings
WIND Mobile announced plans to significantly enhance the performance of its wireless network and the services it offers to mobile phone users in Canada, following Industry Canada’s approval of the purchase of Mobilicity by Rogers Communications Inc.
   [June 25, 2015]


Mobilicity Announces Sale Approval Motion Approved
Data & Audio-Visual Enterprises Holdings Inc. and its affiliates (collectively,Mobilicity) announced that the Sale Approval Motion, in regard to a proposed sale transaction between Mobilicity and Rogers Communications (the "Rogers Sale"), was approved by Mr. Justice Frank Newbould of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List).
   [June 25, 2015]


Ericsson provides SaskTel with M2M connectivity management platform, entering the space of IoT
Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has reached a deal with SaskTel in Canada to provide M2M connectivity.  Ericsson Device Connection Platform (DCP) as a service will provide SaskTel with a fast market launch with low risk and long term advantages in agility and economies of scale. It provides an optimized M2M connectivity platform supporting deployments for a high number of devices and applications covering a wide range of industry verticals and the emerging connected consumer electronics. 
   [June 25, 2015]


Salesforce Unveils Service for Apps—the Future of In-App Mobile Support
Salesforce announced Salesforce Service for Apps and the general availability of Salesforce SOS. With Salesforce Service for Apps, powered by the Service Cloud, any company can now easily embed multi-channel customer service — including live video chat with a customer service agent — directly into mobile apps, giving customers an instant, contextual and connected experience.
   [June 25, 2015]


LVL brings Rdio to Amazon Fire TV
LVL was enlisted by Rdio, the leading global music streaming service, to bring its experience to TVs exclusively via Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.
   [June 24, 2015]


IBM and Box Forge Global Partnership to Transform Work in the Cloud
IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Box (NYSE: BOX) announced a global partnership that will combine the best-in-class technologies and resources of both companies to transform work in the cloud. Together, the companies plan to integrate their existing products and services and develop new, innovative solutions targeted across industries and professions ranging from medical teams working on complex cases to individuals negotiating consumer loans by mobile phone to engineers and researchers identifying patterns in patents, reports and academic journals.
   [June 24, 2015]


Kids Competing with Mobile Phones for Parents’ Attention
Mobile phones are gaining an increasing share in the battle for parental attention, with a third of children, surveyed for a recent study, saying their parents spent equal or less time with them, than on their devices. The research, conducted by AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), for more than 200 million monthly active users, examined children’s perceptions of their parents’ mobile device use, and uncovered some worrying trends.
   [June 24, 2015]


CIBC first Canadian bank to participate in suretap open mobile wallet
CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) it is the first major Canadian bank to participate in suretap, enabling CIBC clients to pay with their smartphone by adding any one of its credit cards to the new suretap open mobile wallet.
   [June 24, 2015]


MTS launches Total Internet - Data? Internet? Same thing.
MTS, Manitoba’s leading full-service telecommunications provider, introduced MTS Total Internet - one plan for all of your wireless data and home Internet needs. "MTS Total Internet delivers on what customers value - worry-free, fast, reliable Internet access on any of their devices for one great price," said MTS Vice President Brand & Consumer Marketing Paul Norris.
   [June 24, 2015]


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