Demand for mobile spectrum may almost double: Study

Hardly a day goes by without a Canadian carrier, major handset maker or mobile applications developer issuing a press release mentioning the huge leap in demand here for wireless services.A consultant’s report issued

Published on: June 7th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Videotron unveils 3G+ service on Google Nexus One

Videotron Ltd. announced on Thursday its 3G+ mobile service across Quebec and in Ottawa on four handsets not previously available in Canada, including Google Nexus One HTC, and a BlackBerry plan for small businesses. The

Published on: September 9th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Videotron set to launch wireless in Quebec

Videotron Ltd., which plans to announce its cellular wireless service on Thursday, will be a viable competitor to Bell Canada Enterprises Inc., Rogers Communications Inc. and Telus Corp. in Quebec, a Canadian telecommunications

Published on: September 8th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

CRTC OKs $730M rural broadband, urban rebate plan

The federal telecommunications regulator has found a way to put a smile on the faces of many rural and urban residents.The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications gave approval Tuesday for large phone companies to

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Howard Solomon

Carriers shouldn’t rush to LTE, says Telus CEO

Telus Corp. won’t be rushed into upgrading its wireless network to the next generation LTE technology until it has got some return from its just completed HSPA+ network, says the head of the

Published on: May 5th, 2010 Howard Solomon

Rogers blocks wireless competitors in NW Ontario

Rogers Communications Inc. has struck a wireless alliance with one of the country’s biggest independent telecommunications companies, once again outsmarting its competitors. The Toronto-based giant has signed a deal with TBayTel allowing the

Published on: March 25th, 2010 Howard Solomon

Ericsson predicts 50 billion networked devices

In 20 years, 50 billion devices with microprocessors will be connected to networks, many of them wirelessly, a senior executive with Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) said Friday.When you walk around, you encounter

Published on: February 26th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Business wireless service from Allstream by year-end

Manitoba’s phone company will increase its reach into business and government across the country from its home province this year with new wireless and wired broadband services.MTS Allstream Inc. says that "towards the

Published on: February 8th, 2010 Howard Solomon

LTE wireless to launch 2015 or later: Analyst

Now that all major Canadian wireless carriers are using High Speed Packet Access (HSPA), it will be another five years before North American cellular phone companies migrate to Long Term Evolution (LTE), the

Published on: January 7th, 2010 Greg Meckbach