Canada can build its 5G networks wthout Huawei, but the Chinese telecom giant’s participation would likely improve innovation, price and delivery. A federal decision on Huawei’s potential role is expected soon. Meanwhile, Rogers Communications, which has partnered with Swedish equipment supplier Ericsson, lit up Canada’s first 5G network last week.
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Submissions to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) in advance of Budget 2019 seek better R&D tax credits, more space investments, and a bigger Strategic Innovation Fund, among other things.
Canadian companies’ R&D spending grew 1.3% in 2016 to reach $12.8 billion, according to a report of Top 100 Corporate R&D Spenders by Research Infosource Inc. By comparison, R&D spending increased by 6.9% between 2014 and 2015.
R&D spending Canadian companies grew at a modest 1.3% in 2016 to reach $12.8 billion, according to a report of Top 100 Corporate R&D Spenders. The growth in FY16, however, pales in comparison to the 6.9% increase between 2014 and 2015.
Bell Canada is spending $5 million to expand its Bell University Labs program in British Columbia and Alberta. The new funding is over five years and begins in 2004. The investment was announced by BCE Inc CEO Michael Sabia in a speech to the Vancouver Board of Trade, as part of a larger expansion of…
BCE Inc, Montreal, has entered the final stage of development for its ComboBox convergence product in collaboration with Toronto’s ExtendMedia Inc. The device will allow customers to explore optimized portals, receive email, use instant messaging, play games, watch and record programming and perform other functions by using a television, remote control and wireless keyboard. ExtendMedia…