Reset the modem. Reset the router. Reset them again. Wonder why your video still isn’t playing and contemplate whether you want to spend an estimated wait time of 20-30 minutes for your internet to work? If this sounds familiar, chances are you also have rural internet.
I feel like I write about this too much, but the reality is, slow and expensive broadband is one of the major factors holding back rural development. In most of the farms and acreages within the Banner’s coverage area, options are limited and expensive.
Canadian grocery chain Sobeys is testing the shopping cart of the future at one of its Ontario stores.
Called the Sobeys Smart Cart, the technology-enhanced cart allows shoppers to scan their items as they place them inside. The state-of-the-art cart — powered by technology firm Caper — even comes with a built-in scale to weigh produce.
Ground has been broken on a project that will deliver fibre optic high-speed internet to several northern Manitoba communities.
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House), located about 75 kilometres northwest of Thompson, will be serviced by Clear Sky Connections once the network is up and running. St. Theresa Point First Nation and Fisher River Cree Nation will also eventually benefit from the connection.
VANCOUVER — A lawyer for Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou says the RCMP illegally passed on serial numbers and other crucial details of her electronic devices to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but the Crown denies the allegation.
Scott Fenton said Mounties provided information that enables U.S. authorities to find out calls made and received, phone numbers, time and duration of calls and the physical location of cell towers where calls were connected.
The city of Morden is powering down its free, city-wide internet service for residents at the end of this month.
In a notice posted on the city’s website, officials say Morenet will cease all operations on October 30. Residents who relied on the service will now have to shop around for a replacement if they wish to remain online.