Remote Inuit areas become ‘Connected North’
A new program called Connected North aims to bring interactive healthcare and education services to remote Aboriginal and Inuit communities in Canada. Led by the government of Nunavut and Cisco Canada, the program uses satellite bandwidth and high-definition, two-way video technology to connect with schools and health centers in... Read more
OK, here’s an eye-popping stat for you: the amount of wireless data handled by just AT&T alone exploded by more than 6,732 per cent (PDF) over just the past 13 quarters, from late 2006 to late 2009. All that growth in data also means a growth in the amount... Read more
Mass deployment of broadband networks can help speed the transition from physical to virtual infrastructure and services on the way to a low-carbon economy, according to Ericsson president and CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg. “We would like to see ICT (information and communications technology) and telecom on the agenda for the... Read more