Canada still doesn’t lead in wireless pricing: Study

Canada still isn't a world leader in cellular pricing in a comparison with five developed countries, despite having as many as six carriers and several wireless resellers fighting for business in several cities.

Published on: July 4th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Year in review: September 2011

A judge overturns a $ 1.3 billion award given to Oracle Corp. for SAP Inc.’s illegal downloads of software and support material. The court agreed with SAP that a lower amount of $272 million

Published on: January 6th, 2012 brian bloom

Housing developer installs wireless roaming software

A Calgary-based real estate developer is using a combination of Wi-Fi and third-generation cellular technologies to give its workers access to corporate documents at job sites. Carma Developers operates a land development business,

Published on: December 9th, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Bell, Telus announce HSPA upgrade

In a move that does not seem to have caught anyone by surprise, Bell Canada and Telus Corp. announced last week they are working together on a High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) network,

Published on: October 13th, 2008 Greg Meckbach

OnStar peddles “peace of mind” telematics

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLESelling "peace of mind" may sound like a vague business concept, but one company has this honed down to a science. OnStar Canada is best known for its role in

Published on: June 1st, 2006 Rosie Lombardi

Bell looks to bring remote tracking to the masses

Bell Mobility Inc. is looking to make remote tracking more widely available to smaller and mid-sized Canadian businesses with the launch of GoTrax. GoTrax is a handset-based solution that works through GPS-enabled Bell

Published on: June 2nd, 2005 Tom Venetis

Quick Hits – April 15, 2005

RoboCup 2005The eighth annual Robot World Cup Soccer Games in Osaka, Japan is going to be more Bend it Like C-3PO than Bend it Like Beckham. RoboCup 2005, which began in 1997, involves

Published on: April 14th, 2005 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Quick Hits – March 18, 2005

Red carpet greetings William Shatner is taking Rogers Wireless voicemail where it has not boldly gone before. The Toronto-based company has introduced a host of celebrities to greet callers when the phone owners

Published on: March 17th, 2005 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Rogers looks to buy Microcell

Rogers Communications Inc. officially announced on Monday its intention to acquire Microcell Telecommunications Inc. — the smallest of Canada's cellphone companies. In a statement released Thursday, Rogers said it has had "discussions" with

Published on: September 16th, 2004 Lindsay Bruce