Videotron announces Wireless service in three more markets

Videotron announced today that it has extended its 3G wireless service in the Mauricie, Sherbrooke and Salaberry-de-Valleyfield areas of Quebec.

“Following up on the resounding success of the initial launch of our advanced mobile service, we are pleased to announce that we are expanding it to new markets,” said Robert Depatie, President & CEO of Videotron. “This move brings Videotron into the Trois-Rivieres market for the first time.”

Videotron launches 3G Wireless service

At a joint-press conference held in Montreal and Quebec City yesterday, Videotron announced the long awaited launch of its HSPA+ mobile network.

The company says the new mobile network is now up and running across Québec and 3G service plans are now available to customers in the greater Montréal and Québec City areas, and in some municipalities in between.

3G+ Wireless network now available in Saskatchewan

On August 16th, SaskTel went live with the first phase of its new 3G+ wireless network after a six week technical trial with select employees.

This week, thanks to a network sharing agreement signed in 2009, Telus Mobility customers in Saskatchewan also have access to the faster 3G+ wireless network.

Sasktel to launch 3G Wireless network on August 16th

SaskTel has announced the launch of the first phase of its new 3G+ wireless network is scheduled for August 16, 2010.

The company, which has more than 550,000 wireless subscribers in Saskatchewan, is now undertaking a six week technical trial with select employees which is expected to last for six weeks

iPad debuts in Canada

The Apple iPad went on sale today in Canada, two months after it was originally been expected to arrive.

In addition to Canada, the iPad has gone on sale in Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.

Amazon Kindle now available for Canada

Amazon.com today announced that its best selling Kindle ebook reader is now available for shipment to customers in Canada.

Canadians can order the Kindle with high-resolution 6-inch electronic ink display, built-in GSM wireless modem and wireless connectivity for $259 USD beginning today.