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Québec City’s EXFO is the communications industry's test, monitoring and analytics expert, pioneering essential solutions and technologies for over 30 years. 

Since purchasing Ottawa’s former technology giant Nortel Networks’ carrier ethernet and optical networking division in 2010, Ciena, the second-largest supplier in the world of optical technology, has grown to do the majority of their global R&D in the nation’s capital.

The Things Lab at the University of Calgary conducts high-level research in IoT and low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) technologies that apply to the IoT sector.

The University of Alberta in Edmonton houses one of the top five wireless research groups in North America. 

Bell MTS is investing approximately $400M in all-fibre network technology in Winnipeg.