Sasktel Brings Faster High Speed Internet to 24 Indigenous and First Nations Communities

Sasktel Brings Faster High Speed Internet to 24 Indigenous and First Nations Communities

Hoping for faster download speeds? Celebrate: they’re here, or on the way. This fall good news comes to Internet fans in Indigenous and First Nations communities across Saskatchewan. Sasktel announced the installment of faster High Speed Internet services in 24 communities, automatically updating the service to be more than 3 times faster than previous service. Download speeds of up to 5 Mbps are now also available. “With these upgrades,...


Unlimited Internet in Ontario: Fido vs Costco/Primus

Unlimited Internet in Ontario: Fido vs Costco/Primus

Looking for Internet with unlimited data in Ontario? These two companies both have options worth considering. Getting a good deal on unlimited Internet services is something everyone wants. The offers are many, and it can pay to compare to get the most for your dollar. Back in 2015, Fido introduced Internet services in a reported attempt to gain millennial customers looking for lots of streaming space. For its part, Costco has been supplying members...


4 Best Whole-Home Humidifiers to Help You Breathe Easy This Winter

4 Best Whole-Home Humidifiers to Help You Breathe Easy This Winter

Combat the dry air and health problems by returning moisture to the air in your home. Winter in Canada can be an unpredictable time. Snow, wind, ice and slush will all come (probably) at some point, and how much we’ll get remains to be seen. Sometimes it can feel like the only constant is dry air and sometimes very dry skin. Air that’s lost its moisture can cause chafed and cracking skin, and make it easier for you to contract respiratory illnesses...


Dialpad is About to ‘Kill the Desk Phone’ in Canada

Dialpad is About to ‘Kill the Desk Phone’ in Canada

Taking a call but need to go? Dialpad lets you transfer it seamlessly to your cell phone, and more. This week, Dialpad announced the launch of its business communications service in Canada, along with the opening of the company’s newest office, located in Vancouver, B.C. Founded by Craig Walker, someone who grew up in Cupertino, California just a handful of doors down from Steve Jobs, the company offers cloud-based communication solutions for...


3 of the Best Rated Refrigerators to Keep Your Food Fresh

3 of the Best Rated Refrigerators to Keep Your Food Fresh

If you’re in the market for a new refrigerator, getting the best on your side can be a must. What you need depends on the size you’re looking for, the style elements you need and what features matter most. Here are 3 of the top-rated refrigerators as rated by Consumer Reports and CNET. 1) Whirlpool WRB322DMBB Fridge capacity: 15.6 cubic feet Freezer capacity: 6.4 cubic feet CNET gives this fridge the distinction of being the ‘Best Bottom Freezer’...


Are You Watching Canada’s Top 10 Most-Viewed Shows?

Are You Watching Canada’s Top 10 Most-Viewed Shows?

From old medical and legal favorites to new titles full of zombies and the devil, there’s choice. Canadians watch a lot of TV. On average, we take in more than 4 hours a day. What are we viewing? Bell Canada states that CTV was the country’s most-watched network in 2016-2017, for the 16th year in a row. Apparently, we love our Grey’s Anatomy, Masterchef Canada and The Amazing Race. What else are we watching? Check it out. Here are Canada’s...


Problems for Bell Customers Calling 911 from the Apple Watch Series 3

Problems for Bell Customers Calling 911 from the Apple Watch Series 3

It will work, but the device may not relay your exact location to emergency operators unless it’s paired with your phone. If you have the new Apple Watch Series 3 and you’re connected to the Bell Mobility LTE network, this is for you. It was recently announced by Bell that there are some glitches when calling 911 from your Apple Watch. If you call 911 from the Apple Watch Series 3, emergency services may not automatically get information...


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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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