>The LG Optimus LTE smartphone, which launched in South Korea last month, will be launched in Canada in coming weeks by Bell Mobility. It will be the second LTE smartphone offered by Bell following the HTC Raider.
Features of the device include LG’s Optimus LTE features a 4.5″ 720p HD display, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, HSPA+ and 4G LTE connectivity, an 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front facing camera, Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 1,830mAh battery, HDMI output, DLNA, WiFi, WiFi Direct, 2GB of internal storage, and a preloaded 8GB microSD card.
Bell Mobility this week announced the expansion of its next generation 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network service into areas around Halifax Nova Scotia and Belleville Ontario.
Halifax and Belleville join areas of Toronto, Mississauga, Hamilton, Kitchener-Waterloo and Guelph with access to the new LTE network.
Loblaw, Canada’s largest supermarket chain, has announced plans to to open more than 200 full-service Mobile shops within its stores by the end of 2012. The Mobile Shop is a part of PC Telecom, a division of Loblaws Inc.
The company says it has already opened shops at select Loblaw stores in Ontario and is quickly expanding into British Columbia, Alberta and Atlantic Canada. Loblaw says it expects to have nearly 100 locations up and running by the end of 2011.
This past weekend, Android Police, a website specializing in all things Android, published an article which uncovered a “massive security vulnerability” with HTC Android devices, many of which are currently sold in Canada.
The site said that a recent HTC updated loaded a program called HtcLoggers which could be used by hackers to collect confidential users information such as user accounts and phone numbers
Microsoft yesterday released the next version (V 7.5) of its smartphone operating system, code named Mango, which brings many features to Windows Smartphones which previously only found on Android and Apple smartphones.
Calling federal government regulations misguided, Rogers Communications has launched a public lobbying effort advocating for what it calls a “fair and open auction” of the 700Mhz radio spectrum band Ottawa has slated for sale next year.
Rogers who, combined with Bell and Telus Mobility, has almost 94% of the wireless market, want its more than nine million mobile customers to lobby the government in order to stop the government from “setting aside” spectrum in next year’s wireless auction.
Bell Mobility today announced the launch of the 4G LTE Novatel Wireless U679 Turbo Stick, also known as the Ovation MC 679 USB modem.
Bell Media announced this week that it will offer live streaming of CTV and CTV Two to Bell Mobility Mobile TV subscribers.