Waterloo VoIP Firm, Fongo Enters Bid for WIND Mobile

Waterloo, ON-based Fongo Inc. wants to acquire WIND mobile, but the wireless carrier seems to be shrugging off the offer as an early April Fools’ prank. VimpelCom is looking for a buyer for the fourth largest wireless carrier in Canada and while there has been speculation that some US-based mobile giants such as AT&T and […]

Metro Newspaper Gaining in Readership

Don’t tell the folks at Metro Newspapers about the impending doom of the print medium. NADbank research indicates that 1.6 million Canadians from Halifax to Vancouver read a Metro newspaper every morning to catch up on the latest community happenings and other major developments nationally and around the world. This represents a healthy 9 percent […]

Contest Giveaway: LG Optimus G

Speaking of Rogers LTE, we are currently giving away a LG Optimus G courtesy of Rogers! To be eligible stop by our forums here for full contest details. The contest closes Wednesday, April 10th,  so make sure to enter now!

Rogers LTE Wireless Services Spreading to 44 Additional Markets

Rogers LTE network will be introduced to 44 new markets across Canada this spring. This means by the end of 2013, 95 markets in Canada will be have access to Rogers blazing fast 2600 MHz LTE spectrum. Rogers said 34 of the 44 new LTE markets will be capable of maximum theoretical network speeds of […]

TIO Networks Partners with Mobilicity on Mobile Payment App

Bill payment firm, TIO Networks (TSX-V: TNC) has teamed up with wireless carrier, Mobilicity to develop and launch a smartphone-based payment app. Now available in the Google Play Store, the My Mobilicity Payment App supports Android smartphones, providing customers the flexibility and convenience to view their account balance and due date, securely pay their monthly […]

Canadian Tire Steps Up Digital Strategy

Who says you can’t teach a 90-year old retailer new tricks? Canadian Tire announced that it will be significantly enhancing its digital technology practices in the next few months and to show it means business it has partnered with Communitech, a startup accelerator based in Kitchener-Waterloo. Canadian Tire will have five full-time employees on site […]

VimpelCom Putting WIND Mobile Up For Sale

VimpelCom will be taking bids for WIND Mobile starting on March 22, according to several news reports. Toronto-based WIND Mobile is the fourth largest wireless carrier in Canada and the price of ownership will be in the $500 million to $1 billion range. In a Toronto Star report, Canaccord Genuity Canadian research head Dvai Ghose […]

Rogers Expands Mobile Payment Service to Android and BlackBerry 10

Rogers suretap mobile payment system will now support Android smartphones and new BlackBerry 10 handsets. The suretap solution, launched in November 2012, allows you to store an existing credit card on the secure SIM Card in your NFC-enabled device to make mobile payments. Additionally, suretap supported devices are certified by payment networks and Rogers as […]

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