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Aptum acquires Montreal-based CloudOps

Hybrid multi-cloud managed service provider (MSP) Aptum today increased its product offerings significantly, as well as its head count, with the announcement that it...

University of Waterloo to lead consortium to advance Canada’s security and defence

Today, the University of Waterloo announced a 5G and beyond mobile network technology consortium to help develop 5G mobile networks and improve Canada’s security...

Automated parking offering for car manufacturers launches at CES 2023

NTT DATA, a global digital business and IT services provider, Embotech, a software firm that focuses on autonomous driving systems, and Valeo, a company...

Will Avaya end up going the way of Nortel? Analyst says it could happen

A veteran communications and telecom analyst has likened what is currently happening to Avaya Holdings Corp. to that of the final downfall of Ottawa-based...

Rogers-Shaw merger blocked again as Competition Bureau gets temporary stay of Tribunal’s decision from Court of Appeal

The Rogers acquisition of Shaw Communications has hit yet another roadblock. Yesterday, the Federal Court of Appeal granted the Competition Bureau an “emergency interim...

Canada’s investments in broadband: 2022 roundup

This year, the Government of Canada, through the Universal Broadband Fund (UBF), has taken action to help improve internet service for Canadians across the...

Updated – the battle continues: Rogers-Shaw merger battle: 2022 roundup

The Rogers-Shaw merger saga continued along its bumpy path in 2022, following pushbacks from more than one competition watchdog, some short-lived wins, new ventures,...

Channel Bytes December 23, 2022 – Forcepoint appoints execs; Iridium launches satellite IoT service; Jasper Commerce management changes; and more

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Sell-off of Avaya product lines a real possibility if Chapter 11 filing occurs, says analyst

News that Avaya Holdings Corp. could imminently file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection means that both channel partners and corporate clients are watching anxiously...

New CEO and vice chairs appointed at the CRTC

Today, Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced the appointment of Vicky Eatrides as chair and chief executive officer (CEO) and Alicia Barin...

Reports reveal Avaya Holdings nearing Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing

There is trouble ahead for Avaya Holdings Corp., with reports indicating that it would likely soon file for bankruptcy protection. According to Reuters, the Wall...

5G service subscribers expected to reach 5 billion by the end of 2028

Swedish telecom equipment giant Ericsson has just published its latest Mobility Report, The growth of 5G in a context of macroeconomic challenges. It reveals...

Ericsson and Apple end dispute, sign global patent license agreement

The ongoing and lengthy legal battle between Ericsson and Apple Inc. is over as a result of a multi-year, global patent license agreement between...

Coffee Briefing November 15, 2022 – Walmart and Telus Health partner up; 30 per cent of ad traffic on certain browsers is bot-generated; Calgary’s...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team! Missed...

Channel Bytes November 11, 2022 – New Auvik CEO; NortonLifeLock rename; Sungard asset sales; and more

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