Organization: Microcell Telecommunications Inc

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.…

Microcell conducts wireless trial with Ernst & Young

Microcell Connexions has teamed with Ernst & Young for an infrastructure trial of its technology that allow firms to incorporate its wireless equipment into existing IP-based local area networks. Dubbed Wireless Office, the system link user’s wireless handsets to in-house systems and global networks using the global system for mobile communications (GSM) protocol. The subsidiary…