TeenSafe Announces Launch In Canada

TeenSafe Announces Launch In Canada

Today, TeenSafe, the California-based maker of the leading iPhone, Android and tablet monitoring software for parents in the US, is announcing the official launch of its mobile and social monitoring service in Canada. Teensafe is a software solution that provides parents with the ability to access text messages, call logs and social media applications remotely. The technology allows the user to view their child’s incoming, outgoing and deleted...


CRTC Lowering Rates for Internet Services in Northern Canada

CRTC Lowering Rates for Internet Services in Northern Canada

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today required Northwestel to lower the rates for certain residential Internet services by 10 to 30%. Northern Canadians who are clients of Northwestel could see a reduction applied to their monthly Internet bills by May 4, 2015. The list of changes to Northwestel’s fees is comprehensive. It includes lowering charges for additional data usage by residential customers who go over...


Unlimited Internet Access Available with Revamped Packages from Rogers

Unlimited Internet Access Available with Revamped Packages from Rogers

Revamped internet packages are now available for consumers across Canada with the introduction of the new Rogers Ignite plan. The fully-loaded plan gives customers unlimited usage options, consistent reliable speeds as well as subscriptions to Rogers™ NHL GameCentre LIVE™ and shomi™ inclusive, along with a no fee increase for plans covering a two year term on bundles. Rogers Ignite has three available plans which go from from light browsing...


Wind Mobile now offering 6 months free service to Mobilicity customers

Wind Mobile now offering 6 months free service to Mobilicity customers

Wind Mobile is offering an unprecedented deal to Mobilicity customers from now until January 26th: 6 months of free service, along with a free SIM card. The free plan also includes unlimited talk, data and text. Mobile Syrup speculates that this is all part of Wind’s master plan to buy out Mobilicity ahead of the AWS-3 auction taking place in less than 2 months time. Since 60% of the wireless spectrum up for grabs is being set aside for smaller...


Blackberry launches the new Classic worldwide

Blackberry launches the new Classic worldwide

The Blackberry Classic is now available across Canada via Rogers, Bells, Telus and SaskTel. The device is similar in appearance to the popular Blackberry Bold 9900, and brings back customer favourite Blackberry features like the trackpad, band of navigation buttons under the screen and the traditional QWERTY keyboard that appeared on prior versions. Blackberry’s latest release runs on Blackberry OS 10.3.1, a 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 processor and 2GB...


CraveTV now available to Bell TV customers

CraveTV now available to Bell TV customers

Canada’s latest streaming service is now available — for some Canadians at least. Image credit: mediaincanada.com As previously revealed, CraveTV made its debut yesterday for Bell Fibe TV and Bell Aliant FibreOP TV subscribers. Bell TV subscribers who have The Movie Network included in their cable packages receive automatic access to CraveTV at no additional cost. If you’re a Bell TV customer and don’t have TMN, you add CraveTV to your cable...


Apple’s carrier agreements under investigation by Competition Bureau

Apple’s carrier agreements under investigation by Competition Bureau

The Canadian Competition Bureau has announced they are investigating allegations that Apple Canada used anti-competitive clauses in its contracts with domestic wireless carriers. The competition watchdog has said that no wrongdoing has been found so far and would not divulge who made the allegations. Apple has yet to comment on the accusations. The probe is currently underway, with the bureau seeking a court order to compel Apple to turn over records...


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Fido rolling out LTE network this summer

Fido rolling out LTE network this summer

During the course of this summer, Fido customers will start being able to access LTE throughout Canada. This will begin in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, St.John’s, and their surrounding areas.. By the end of 2012 it should also include Moncton, Trois-Rivières, Sherbrooke, Québec City, Kingston, Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara, Windsor, Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, London, Barrie, Sudbury, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Kelowna, Abbotsford and Victoria. It looks like at launch Fido will be offering an LTE Hotspot device, with LTE compatible smartphones launching later in the year. “We are thrilled to offer the benefits of LTE network technology to Fido customers this year,” said Steven Sarfin, senior director of marketing, Fido Solutions. “Our focus at Fido has always been on providing the best value to our customers. With data plans starting from $10/month, affordable LTE service is a perfect complement to the exclusive FidoADVANTAGE programs like FidoTRADE™,...


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