Rogers wins LTE race, by one company’s measure

Every day Canadians are bombarded with marketing from the country’s three biggest wireless carriers about their fast and extensive LTE networks. Which begs the question which of BCE Inc.’s Bell Mobility, Rogers Communications

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Bell adds almost 120,000 wireless subscribers in Q4

BCE Inc. had fourth quarter revenue of $5.382 billion, led in part by its Bell Mobility division which reported another strong period. However, profit for the quarter was down nearly 26 per cent

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Groups complain Bell uses customer data for mobile ads

The federal telecom regulator should forbid Bell Canada from using subscriber data for marking and advertising, say two advocacy groups. The Public Interest and Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and the Consumers Association of Canada

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Alcatel One Touch launches Idol X, Idol Mini handsets

Phone maker Alcatel One Touch, today announced the Canadian availability of two new smart phones, its flagship Idol X and the Idol Mini, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The Idol

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 6th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

CRTC ramps up probe on roaming rates

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has launched a deeper investigation on wholesale wireless roaming rates in the country with the goal of determining in the country’s big three wireless carriers are

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: December 13th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Ottawa to take back spectrum if it isn’t used in rural areas

The federal government is taking more steps to ensure rural parts of the country won’t be left behind urban centres that are getting high-speed Internet services. Industry Minister James Moore issued a warning

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 14th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Provisional bidders for 700 MHz spectrum finalized

The final list of organizations provisionally qualified to bid in January’s 700 MHz spectrum auction has been posted, although there is still one more chance to pull out. The list is the same

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Carriers prepare for fight with CRTC on roaming, wireless code

As organizations increasingly shift to letting staff bring their own mobile devices, carrier policies and pricing of devices and plans becomes increasingly important. That’s putting the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 4th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Montreal subway to get wireless service

Four Canadian carriers are coming together in a $50 million, seven-year project that will see the deployment of wireless communications service in Montreal’s subway network. The plan to provide wireless service to Société

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 27th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano