Wind Mobile posts strong first quarter

Wind Mobile has posted better-than-expected ARPU (average revenue per user) and subscriber growth in Canada for the first quarter of the year, according to the company's leading shareholder VimpelCom. The Wind Mobile numbers

Published on: May 14th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

French IT group bases North American arm in Montréal

French IT services, consulting and engineering giant Groupe Astek has announced that it plans to establish its North American headquarters in Greater Montréal, creating 100 new jobs over the next three years. The

Published on: May 14th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Government agencies still vulnerable to Heartbleed

The Heartbleed OpenSSL bug just refuses to die. Now it looks as if the measures many web sites, including some belonging to Canadian provincial and federal governments, may still be at risk despite

Published on: May 12th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Ottawa has failed to foster efficient telcom industry: Report

Ottawa is hurting consumers by encouraging artificial competition in the telecommunications industry, says a new research paper from the Montreal Economics Institute (MEI). “As Europe’s experience shows, high levels of government regulation and

Published on: May 6th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

New Telus data centre opens in Quebec

Telus Corp. opened its 10th data centre in the country Tuesday as the telecommunications company tries to keep ahead of enterprise and government demand for managed and cloud services. Built in Rimouski, Que.,

Published on: December 3rd, 2012 Howard Solomon

Tween gaming site stays competitive with PEER 1

There are a lot of factors at play hosting an online community where users create all the content. Nicholas Lee, vice-president of technology at Montreal-based Woozworld Inc., makers of, said that even

Published on: October 13th, 2011 jd speedy

Quebec court OKs roaming suit against Telus

Quebec's appeal court has authorized a class-action against Telus Corp. for allegedly illegally collecting roaming fees from customers whose handset signals apparently strayed across the U.S. border.The decision of the three appeal court judges,

Published on: April 1st, 2010 denis lalonde

Gloves come off between new wireless companies

For the past 12 months the fledgling cellular companies that won licences at last year's spectrum auction have tried to say nice things about each other in public before they launch service. In

Published on: June 17th, 2009 Howard Solomon

New entrants will eat into wireless markets: Report

Rogers Communications, Bell Canada and Telus are well-funded, well-entrenched incumbents in the wireless market. However, after crunching the numbers, an industry analyst has no doubt the major new winners of spectrum in the

Published on: September 16th, 2008 Howard Solomon