Canadian Gov’t Adding More Wireless Spectrum

While mobile carriers continue to reap the financial rewards from the increased use of wireless devices and the resulting data consumption, they still require additional chunks of spectrum to handle the volume. On October 30th, the Minister of Industry, Christian Paradis said consultations are on the way to examine the use of spectrum for backhaul […]

$1,800 Bill a cautionary tale for locking down your wireless network!

A story this week in the Montreal Gazette told of a Videotron customer, Amber Hunter, who racked up huge Internet Bill because her wireless network was hacked.

The newspaper reported that since August of last year, Hunter was billed more than $1,800 by Videotron because her internet usage greatly exceeded her limit of 30 Gigabytes per month.