Organization: International Institute of Telecommunications

Montreal telecom institute launches R&D consortium

The Montreal-based International Institute of Telecommunications (IIT) has launched a pre-competitive R&D consortium with a target of $50 million over five years. A who’s who of telecom companies have pledged an initial $27 million in the first year, including Nortel Networks Corp, Bell Canada, Ericsson Communications Canada, Hewlett-Packard, EXFO, Rogers Wireless and Microcell Telecommunications Inc.…

CRC spearheads formation of national wireless network

The Communications Research Centre will chair the Canadian Network for Wireless Centres (CWNet), aimed at assisting smaller firms moving wireless communications technology into the marketplace. The network also includes: Network for Emerging Wireless Technologies, International Institute of Telecommunications, Telecom Applications Research Alliance, Canadian Centre for Marine Communications and Wireless Innovation Network of BC. Initial initiatives…