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Rogers, Ericsson to test 5G technology in Toronto, Ottawa

Rogers, which is upgrading its existing network, expects 5G wireless technology to be ready for prime time by 2020 EMILY JACKSON Published on: April 16, 2018 | Last Updated: April 16, 2018 5:18 PM EDT   Rogers Communications Inc. has partnered with Ericsson to test 5G wireless technology in Toronto and Ottawa, following its top […]

5G CORRIDOR for Ontario & Quebec

$400-million, public-private investment will create a 5G wireless corridor through Canada’s two largest provinces, which will support the growing network of physical devices, vehicles and other objects that are increasingly communicating directly with each other.

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Toronto : Privacy violation at heart of city’s potential plan to ‘mine’ smart meters

   BY ANTONELLA ARTUSO, TORONTO SUN FIRST POSTED: SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017 04:43 PM EDT | UPDATED: SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017 10:01 PM EDT   The City of Toronto should not turn smart meters into snitch meters, a globally-recognized privacy expert says. Dr. Ann Cavoukian said Toronto Mayor John Tory’s comment that the city would “mine” residents’ water and hydro usage […]

Toronto Smart Meter Fire

A GTA resident recently came home to find his hydro smart meter fully engulfed in flames. Kevin Zeller soon found out he was responsible for most of the hardware used by Hydro One and was slapped with a bill for $5,000. – FULL VIDEO

Toronto Subway adds wireless

    Talk and text underground: limited cellphone coverage now available on TTC subway A stretch of Line 1 is now equipped with cellphone coverage, but only for certain customers By Trevor Dunn, CBC News Posted: Jan 06, 2017 6:08 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 06, 2017 6:08 PM ET Courtney Modest, a regular TTC rider, is looking forward […]

Ontario’s smart meters failing to cut electricity demand

 Time-of-use pricing was supposed to shift hydro customers’ use away from peak periods By Mike Crawley, CBC News Posted: Nov 24, 2016 10:57 AM ET Last Updated: Nov 24, 2016 10:57 AM ET Demonstrators unhappy with the price of electricity protest outside the Ontario Legislature on Wednesday. (Mike Crawley/CBC)   Smart meters — the $2-billion project to switch millions […]