YouTube To Launch 3 Original Movies and One Series Starring PewDiePie This Wednesday

YouTube To Launch 3 Original Movies and One Series Starring PewDiePie This Wednesday

This Wednesday, YouTube will launch its own original content available for paid viewing. The Google-owned site will launch three feature-length movies online and one series of episodes starring Swedish comedian PewDiePie. PewDiePie, whose videos feature his own commentary while playing video games, is currently the world’s most popular YouTuber with 42 million subscribers. According to Financial Post, another film follows Toronto-based YouTube star...


Yak Communications Named Best Home Phone Provider of 2015

Yak Communications Named Best Home Phone Provider of 2015

Earlier this year, Yak Communications was named “Best Home Phone Provider of 2015″. The honour came from GoneVoIP.ca, an online platform that lists over 400 Voice over IP service providers and provides reviews from thousands of past and current users of VoIP services. The website serves as a hub for information, tips, feedback and conversation related to VoIP, for the consumers’ benefit. “Yak is leading the customer service attention...


Wind Mobile Completes Major Vancouver Network Upgrade

Wind Mobile Completes Major Vancouver Network Upgrade

Today, WIND Mobile announced that system network upgrades in the Greater Vancouver area are now complete. New equipment and additional wireless spectrum have been added, allowing B.C customers to now enjoy better network coverage, faster data speeds and improved call quality. “We are really pleased to have completed another leg in our network upgrade journey. It is gratifying that we are already hearing from customers that they are experiencing...


Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM is Back on Air

Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM is Back on Air

Rural Radio Channel 147 on SiriusXM Canada, a rural-lifestyle channel on Sirius radio, disappeared suddenly from broadcast last October but has now been reactivated for listeners. “We are pleased that Canadians will once again have the opportunity to hear all of the great programming on Rural Radio,” said Patrick Gottsch, the network’s founder and president. “From our live coverage of the Calgary Stampede and the Canadian Finals Rodeo to...


RBC to Host Toronto-Area Entrepreneurs and Startups for Monthly TechToronto Meetups

RBC to Host Toronto-Area Entrepreneurs and Startups for Monthly TechToronto Meetups

Today, RBC signed on to be TechToronto.org’s key sponsor. The prominent tech meetup brings together Toronto’s tech leaders, innovators, and enthusiasts for monthly events which will now be taking place at RBC’sWaterPark Place. Attendees will meet to mingle and hear tech leaders and innovators share their expertise and experiences. “Innovation and collaboration are central to what we do. We believe in the potential of GTA’s tech...


Royal Bank of Canada Allows Rewards Clients to Purchase Apple Products Through RBC Rewards Website

Royal Bank of Canada Allows Rewards Clients to Purchase Apple Products Through RBC Rewards Website

RBC Rewards announced this week that it is now offering clients a new way to purchase and redeem points for Apple products. Avioners and other RBC Rewards clients can now purchase Apple products through the RBC Rewards website. Customers can use their RBC Rewards points or a combination of RBC Rewards points and a credit card to purchase Apple merchandise. In addition to classic Apple products, clients will also have access to new Apple products on...


SaskTel and CURLSASK to Offer Free Live Broadcast of Men’s Tankard Semi-Final and Final Games on maxTV

SaskTel and CURLSASK to Offer Free Live Broadcast of Men’s Tankard Semi-Final and Final Games on maxTV

Today SaskTel announced maxTV™ customers will have the opportunity to watch free live coverage of the SaskTel Men’s Tankard semi-final and final on Sunday, February 7, 2016.  Live coverage of the curling semi-final draw will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the final scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. Both draws will be on channel 49 and channel 349 (HD), and will also be available on maxTV Local on Demand later in the week on channel 48 and channel 348...


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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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