Cybera’s response to the federal committee’s study on broadband connectivity

By Imran Mohiuddin | February 2, 2021

Last week, Cybera submitted a brief to the federal government’s Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU). The INDU committee is currently studying the accessibility and affordability of telecommunications services in Canada.  The INDU committee previously studied broadband affordability and access in 2017. That investigation produced the Broadband Connectivity in Rural Canada: Overcoming the …

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CYBERA IS SEEKING K-12 ADVISORS

By Admin | January 20, 2021

Cybera is looking to develop a new project or service for the K-12 sector that we can begin implementing in 2021/22. We are therefore inviting interested Albertans to join our K-12 advisory group, which will: Brainstorm new projects / services Advise on the development of those projects / services, as well as how Cybera can evolve its existing services  We are …

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Preparing your campus for internet-hungry visitors

By Meagan Hampel | January 12, 2021

In the midst of a pandemic, when in-person events have been indefinitely postponed, might seem like a strange time to be planning the IT logistics for large-crowd events. But this is also the perfect time for organizations — particularly ones that normally host several in-person conferences a year — to rethink their IT procedures, in …

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Strengthening Connections In Times of Change

By Delilah Moysich | December 22, 2020

Celebrating Canada’s research and education community – especially now In 2020, the global pandemic meant Canada’s research, education and innovation sector had to pivot quickly. From moving rapidly to remote education delivery at the outset of the pandemic, to focusing new efforts on COVID-19 research and ensuring the security of information across the ecosystem, Canadians …

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Happy Holidays from Cybera!

By Admin | December 17, 2020

(We’re dropping the price of our Internet Buying Group, again) As we head into the holiday season (and finally draw this year to a close!), Cybera is pleased to offer some good news for 2021: we are dropping the price of bandwidth in the Internet Buying Group from $1.30 per Mbps to $1.20 per Mbps. …

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Canada’s new privacy bill – what it means for Canadians

By Imran Mohiuddin | November 19, 2020

This past Tuesday, November 17, the federal government announced it was tabling Bill C-11, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA). This bill represents a significant shift in privacy legislation in Canada. It follows a period of public consultations initiated by Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED), including last year’s calls for comments on the modernization …

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This March, Cybera will be teaming up with organizations in Alberta’s rural connectivity space to host the first annual Alberta Rural Connectivity Forum.

Running online from March 23-24, 2021, the Alberta Rural Connectivity Forum will gather broadband stakeholders from across Alberta to discuss internet access opportunities for residents, businesses, and public organizations.

Recognizing the central importance of broadband to the province’s future, and the lack of a unified response to this problem, the Alberta Rural Connectivity Forum will bring together partners in government, policy and advocacy to share experiences and workshop solutions.

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The Cyber Summit is a gathering of Western Canada's public, education and start-up technology leaders. The conference features workshops and discussions around the latest digital issues and solutions, and how they impact Canadians.

Cyber Summit 2021 will be held November 8-10. More information coming soon!

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