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Beanfield and GTA school boards collaborate to build a reliable network infrastructure for students

Beanfield Metroconnect is working with more than 450 schools in the Toronto District School Board, Toronto Catholic District School Board, and York Catholic District School Board to provide a fast and reliable network infrastructure for students and teachers. Remote learning, fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, is still a part of the education system as of […]

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How many metrics?

While perusing yet another promotional, commercially-sponsored survey today, something caught my beady eye. According to the report, “On average, organizations track four to five metrics”.  Four to five [cybersecurity] metrics?!!  Really…

5 Data Security Challenges and How to Solve Them

  Nearly two-thirds of the global population will have internet access by next year, according to Cisco’s Annual Internet Report (2018-2023) White Paper. There will be 5.3 billion total internet users (66% of the global population) by 2023, up from 3.9 billion (51% of the global population) in 2018. With this growth in internet usage, […]

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Quebec government embarrassed by web faux pas

The Government of Quebec has recently had to deal with some embarrassing incidents involving its presence on the web. On April 14, the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (Ministry of Health and Social Services) daily Twitter message about the status of COVID-19 included a link to a video from the Pornhub site, […]

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Bell now offers 3 Gbps home internet

Bell has become the first Canadian internet service provider to offer 3 Gbps home internet. The new plan, announced on April 6, offers 3 Gbps download and 3 Gbps upload speeds, twice as fast as Bell’s previous flagship 1.5Gbps plan. At peak performance, users can download a 10GB file in under 30 seconds. This plan […]

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Splinternet: will Russia pull itself off the internet?

Ukraine’s representative on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) recently asked that Russia’s top-level domains (TLD) including .ru and .su be revoked along with their Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificates. They also asked the regional internet registry for Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia (RIPE) to withdraw Russia’s right to use […]

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TekSavvy calls for investigation of CRTC chair Ian Scott

Independent Canadian internet service provider (ISP) TekSavvy is calling for an investigation into Ian Scott, chairperson of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), for breaking protocols when meeting with telecom executives. In its filing to the Federal Integrity Commissioner, TekSavvy alleged that Scott contravened the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act by holding meetings with […]

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Safer Internet Day 2022 – How Can The Online World Be Safer Place?

The 8th of February marked the 19th Safer Internet Day which saw over 200 countries take a collaborative stance to make the Internet a safer and better place for all, particularly for younger people. Over the past 18 months, online activity sky-rocketed due to the disruptions caused by the pandemic. With many faced with lockdowns, […]

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Beanfield Metroconnect acquires FibreStream

Internet service provider (ISP) Beanfield Metroconnect announced its acquisition of FibreStream on Jan. 25 FiberStream chiefly operates in Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver. Its service offerings closely align with Beanfield Metroconnect’s residential business; both deploy fibre internet and home phone services to condominiums and residential buildings. In certain areas, FibreStream offers up to 5Gbps speeds suited […]

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Starlink internet is experiencing worldwide service interruptions

Starlink satellite internet is seeing an outage spike this morning. According to Downdetector, Starlink users have submitted more than 1,300 error reports starting at 9 a.m. EST. Many users are reporting seeing an error message that informs them that their area is experiencing intermittent service. The outage appears to affect customers worldwide. Confirmed affected regions […]

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