Sandvine is a “compelling” buy right now, says Cormark

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A diversifying product line has Sandvine (TSX:SVC) ready to face challenges in its market space, says Cormark analyst Richard Tse. On Thursday, Sandvine reported its Q2, 2015 results. The company earned (U.S.) $2.98-million on revenue of $28.6-million. “Strength in EMEA and the DSL market was largely driven by over $6-million in revenue related to an […]

Augmented Reality Glasses Getting Closer To Reality


This report was adapted by Cantech Letter from a piece prepared by Sophic Capital. For the original report, and more in-depth research, please visit Sophic Capital’s website, here. Awed by the AWE 2015 Conference We briefly discussed the potential of augmented reality in our three virtual reality research reports. We knew that augmented reality is […]

Edgewater Wireless trading frenzy continues


There’s been a lot of focus on the lack of liquidity of many TSX Venture Exchange stocks of late, but at least one tech junior is having no problems attracting investors by the boatload. Edgewater Wireless Systems (TSXV:YFI) is an Ottawa-based company that was formed in 1988 as a spinoff of an established defense R&D […]

Wi2Wi soars after reporting first quarter results


Shares of Wi2Wi Corp (TSXV:YTY) are racing today after the company Friday reported its Q1, 2015 results. Wi2Wi earned (U.S.) 439,000 in the first quarter on revenue of $4.63-million. The company says most of the revenue bump came from its October acquisition of radio frequency product maker Precision Devices. While Wi2Wi enjoyed the added topline, […]

Snipp rises on acquisition of Hip Digital Media


Shares of Snipp Interactive (TSXV:SPN) are rising today after announcing the (U.S.) $8.5-million acquisition of Menlo Park, California-based Hip Digital Media. The company’s management says that while the pickup offers growth, it brings little risk for investors. “This acquisition supports our fundamental thesis that there is considerable opportunity for consolidation in the space, and we […]

Wi-LAN rises on acquisition of industrial automation patent portfolio

Wi-LAN CEO Jim Skippen.

Shares of Wi-LAN (TSX:WIN) are trending higher after the company yesterday announced the acquisition of portfolio of patented technology that relates to the automation of industrial facilities, including manufacturing plants and refineries. The pickup, which was made through Wi-LAN’s wholly owned subsidiary, Automation Middleware Solutions, is a sidestep for the company, which normally focuses on […]

BitTorrent traffic falling dramatically as Netflix rises, says new report


A new report sheds some light on network traffic on this side of the Atlantic, and has some surprising findings. The report from Canadian company Sandvine called “Global Internet Phenomena Report: Latin America and North America“, finds that Netflix now accounts for 36.5% of downstream network traffic, up from 34.5% just six months ago. The […]

Quebecor’s in-region wireless business will deliver big gains, says Euro Pacific

Euro Pacific Canada analyst Rob Goff says the success of Quebecor’s Club Illico Club Unlimited video streaming service is one example of its market strength in Quebec.

Quebecor’s (TSX:QBR.B) wireless business is at the core of its growth, and the gains will come primarily from Quebec, says Euro Pacific Canada analyst Rob Goff. Last Thursday, Quebecor reported its Q1, 2015 results. The company earned $35.9-million on revenue of $948.6-million, a topline that was up 5.7% from the first quarter of 2014. “Quebecor […]

Wi-LAN is facing strong headwinds, says Paradigm

Wi-LAN CEO Jim Skippen.

Paradigm analyst Daniel Kim says trickier times may be ahead for Wi-LAN (TSX:WIN) because the time and cost of asserting it patents is rising. Yesterday, Wi-LAN reported its Q1, 2015 results. The company lost (U.S.) $4.75-million on revenue of $20.4-million. “The first quarter was a quarter of steady progress,” said CEO Jim Skippen. “Our adjusted […]