Digital Forum members get a chance to win an iPad2 by testing Shaw’s WiFi network

As reported on Digital Home in early December, Shaw Communications has begun consumer trials of its broadband wireless network using WiFi technology in Calgary, Vancouver and Edmonton.

In order to improve the quality of its new service, Shaw is asking Digital Forum members to try out the new service and then to complete a short survey about their experience.

Rogers to begin LTE network trials in Ottawa

Rogers Wireless this week announced that it has begun a technical trial of Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless technology in Ottawa.

If the trial is successful, Rogers hopes LTE will be its next generation of wireless technology used on its wireless network. In the U.S., Verizon has announced it will launch its LTE service in over 30 markets on November 15th.