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CRTC to require wireless public alerting in Canada

The CRTC has issued a decision that requires wireless carriers in Canada to implement a wireless public alerting capability on their long term evolution (LTE) networks by April 2018.  In a preamble to it's decision, the Commission notes: Alerts on mobile devices will warn Canadians about dangers to life and property in a timely manner [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|CRTC, emergency alerting, mobile phone, telecom policy, Uncategorized|

Executive Summary – The Inclusive Internet Index

Source: Executive Summary - The Inclusive Internet Index "Twenty years after the internet began to change people’s lives, less than half of the world’s population is able to benefit from it. Even in some developed countries, up to one-fifth of the population is still offline, either unable to use the internet or unconvinced of its [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|digital divide|

Technology stewardship course to promote ICT adoption in agricultural communities of practice

  The collaborative Partnership Development research project between Wayamba University of Sri Lanka and the University of Alberta, University of Guelph (Canada), supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), have successfully completed an interactive and hands-on two-day Technology Stewardship workshop. This workshop was conducted to develop capacity among the Department of Export Agriculture [...]