Fido Extending Wireless Service to Maritime Provinces

Fido plans to launch wireless service in the Maritimes this summer with the opening of five kiosks in Halifax, Moncton, Fredericton and Saint John. By June 14th, Fido will be available at almost 50 third-party retailers across the Maritime provinces including GLENTEL, the Apple Store, Future Shop, Best Buy, Walmart and Loblaws Superstores. “The expansion […]

Bell Mobility and GLENTEL Extend Retail Deal

GLENTEL has agreed to continue to provide Bell Mobility products and services at its 360 retail outlets across Canada. The multi-year renewal will see Bell’s mobile phones, tablets and other service packages offered to customers at outlet stores including WIRELESSWAVE, Tbooth wireless, WIRELESS etc and Target Mobile. Wade Oosterman, President of Bell Mobility adds: “This […]

Rogers and Videotron Partner on LTE Wireless Network

Videotron and Rogers have partnered to bring 4G LTE to even more customers in the province of Québec and the Ottawa region. Both companies will pool their efforts to quickly build out and operate a shared LTE wireless network for both business and consumer markets, which have been growing steadily with continued demand for mobile […]

Kobo Grows Customer Base 2.5M in First Quarter

Toronto-headquartered Kobo Inc. grew its e-reader customer base by 2.5 million in the first quarter. The Japanese-owned e-reader company now has 14.5 million registered users worldwide, with 15 percent of its new users coming from the United States. Kobo said that customers were reading 34 percent more in Q1 compared to the same time period […]

TELUS Plans $1B in Wireless and Network Upgrades for B.C.

TELUS said that it will be investing $1 billion in new infrastructure and facilities across B.C. in 2013. This is part of a three-year, $3 billion commitment to connect homes and businesses directly to fibre optic cable, extend wireless reach to more communities and expand 4G LTE network coverage throughout the province. Darren Entwistle, TELUS […]

Bell Unveils Canada’s First Wireless TV Receiver

The hassle of running cable through your house to connect your TV is coming to an end. Bell has launched a new Fibe TV Wireless Receiver, which enables customers to enjoy up to 5 additional TVs anywhere in the home. Wade Oosterman, President of Bell Mobility, discusses the exclusive product: “The new Fibe TV Wireless […]

SiriusXM Canada Adding Entertainment Weekly Radio Channel

SiriusXM Canada (TSX:XSR) will be launching Entertainment Weekly Radio on May 28th on channel 105. The new 24/7 channel will feature live daily shows, the latest in pop culture news, reviews, insider scoops and interviews with Hollywood’s most creative minds and fascinating stars. SiriusXM adds that Entertainment Weekly Radio listeners will enjoy original shows hosted […]

MTS To Sell Allstream to Accelero Capital for $520M

Accelero Capital Holdings has agreed to purchase the Allstream business unit from Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS). The transaction values Toronto-based Allstream, formerly AT&T Canada, at $520 million. Allstream provides enterprise-focused communications solutions to more than 50,000 businesses and employs 2,000. Naguib Sawiris, Accelero’s Non-Executive Chairman and Co-Founder, who has overseen more than $1 billion of […]

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