Digital economy strategy promises Canada will be “among world leaders”

The federal government has finally released its long-promised national digital economy strategy, one that promises that Canada "will rank among world leaders in adopting digital technologies." Industry Minister James Moore unveiled the policy this

Published on: April 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

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

Published on: December 9th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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

EU plans to reduce SMS roaming charges

The European Commission will propose legislation to slash the cost of sending and receiving SMS messages on mobile phones while roaming, Telecommunications Commissioner Viviane Reding is set to announce Tuesday.However, no such intervention

Published on: July 14th, 2008 Paul Meller

E.U. chides German operators for roaming charges

The European Commission has ordered two German mobile network operators to explain why they apparently overcharged mobile phone users visiting Germany, it announced last week. If the operators fail to convince the Commission

Published on: February 10th, 2005 Simon Taylor

E.U. threatens legal action over IT regulation

The European Commission is planning to warn eight European Union (E.U.) member states to bring their regulatory regimes for electronic communications into line with common standards or face legal action in the Court

Published on: December 7th, 2004 Simon Taylor

EC closes in on mobile roaming overcharging

The European Commission is close to resolving its long-standing concerns about mobile phone operators overcharging people for using their phones abroad, a Commission official close to the competition department said Wednesday. Mobile phone

Published on: February 26th, 2004 Paul Meller