Rogers opens smart phone wallet

Rogers Communications wireless subscribers have a new way of paying for goods and services using certain smart phones. The carrier said Friday it's suretap wallet application is now available for Android and BlackBerry

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Quebec’s Telecon expands again

A Quebec-based telecommunications infrastructure builder is continuing its cross-Canada expansion by buying the second division of a struggling competitor in five months. Group Telecon of Trois-Riveres said Wednesday it has bought the engineering

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Small ISPs top large providers on transparency: Report

There is still a lot of room for improvement on how well local Internet service providers inform their customers on how they are protecting private information but on the whole, smaller ISPs are

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 1st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Ottawa nets $5.27 billion in spectrum auction

Quebec cable company Quebecor has surprised the telecom industry by buying $233.3 million in  spectrum in Ontario, Alberta and B.C. as well as its home province, indicating that it wants to become more of

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Wind Mobile eases roaming fears with new offer

Hefty roaming charges are a pain for many mobile users on Canadian plans who happen to use their devices outside the country. Last December, Ottawa promised Canadian cellphone users that it will limit

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 30th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Rogers, AT&T ink reciprocal LTE roaming deal

Rogers Communications Inc. and AT&T today announced a deal that would provide customers of the American customers discounted roaming rates in Canada. In September this year, Rogers signed a deal with AT&T which

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: December 9th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 22nd, 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

Rogers getting deeper into mobile device management

Rogers Communications is preparing for an all-out assault on the enterprise mobile managed telecom services market.Ken Gouveia, director of the carrier’s managed services division, said Tuesday that it is now offering a full

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: August 7th, 2013 nestor e. arellano