Spectrum war highlights communications conference
Posted by Nordicity in Ottawa on Mar 28, 2011

Howard Solomon, ITWorld Canada, March 28, 2011

Everyone knows wireless use in Canada is soaring. But a communications conference has heard sharply differing opinions on whether carriers face a crisis coming and what Ottawa should do about it (...) On one side was Ottawa wireless consultant Stuart Jack, who told the conference in Toronto on Monday that demand "is just chewing up any available bandwidth carriers have" in major cities (...) To paint a picture at the beginning of the conference of the country's infrastructure needs in the future, Jack, a partner with the wireless consulting firm Nordicity, noted that wireless demand has "far outstripped" what had been predicted before the 2008 wireless spectrum auction. 

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