Working from Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic

I started working entirely from home over a week ago, preempting the majority of small companies and other organizations as they started to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic. All is going well here, and work is proceeding. To some extent. What is not really working so...

Ghana School Receives Support for their ICT Curriculum

This following story is quite inspirational and particularly appealing. The story is about one teacher in a small country with few resources, and how this teacher accomplished a great outcome for his school. Information and Communications Technology (ICT)...

Why rural areas can’t catch a break on speedy broadband

When Galen Manners was offered a promotion at his job, he didn’t want to relocate to the big city from his family in rural Kansas, where he helped his two brothers run their 2,000-acre farm in his spare time. Shara Tibken/CNET His employer gave him the option to...

Mobile Platforms and Costs – Digital Divide

Noted earlier was that mobile platforms need regular refreshing. One should be aware that there are more mobile devices in use today than desktop and laptop computers. These mobile devices come with two challenges. Firstly, the capital costs (either as a one-time fee...

A New Day for Connectivity in Winnipeg

From Wire Pairs to Fibre Optic Cable Winnipeggers were treated to somewhat of a surprise on March 2, 2020, when Bell MTS announced a major investment to replace the considerable copper wire throughout their city with fibre optics. A $400 million investment was...