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Bell Canada says it’s been hacked, apologizes to customers

Bell Canada says its customer subscriber database has been hacked, with the exposure of almost 2 million email addresses, 1,700...

May 15th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Xplornet to launch Manitoba-wide mobile wireless service within months

Woodstock, N.B.-based Xplornet Communications Inc. will use the new LTE spectrum it acquires from Bell MTS to launch fixed wireless broadband...

February 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Bell’s acquisition of MTS could mean better service or higher prices, analysts say

Bell Canada owner BCE Inc.'s bid to purchase Manitoba telecom provider Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) could lead to better service according to one industry analyst,...

May 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Bell targeted ad issue remains unresolved: Privacy commissioner

Despite Bell Canada’s assurance that it will seek customer consent before tracking mobile phone use for the purpose of targeted...

April 8th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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...

April 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Security Pad, cyber security, IT

Some ISPs don’t cave when asked for subscriber info, says report

A Canadian privacy and security group isn't impressed with the answers it got from Canadian Internet service providers about their...

March 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ottawa turns down sale of spectrum to Bell-Rogers’ Inukshuk

The telecommunications industry has been wondering how hard the Harper government will hit the country’s three biggest wireless carriers after...

February 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon

IBM Maximo goes SaaS — quietly

LAS VEGAS – The cloud is the centre of attention at IBM’s annual Pulse conference, which highlights its latest products...

February 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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...

February 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon