The McGuinty Liberal government today announced that they would support legislation that would force wireless providers in the province to provide their customers a more straight forward experience when it comes to their wireless bills. The legislation essentially would force wireless contracts to be written in what is deemed as plain language, and would regulate [...]
SHOP.ca is slated to be Canada’s largest eCommerce website featuring millions of products from thousands of brands when it launches in May. Canadians will not have to pay duty, customs charges or experience return hassles and can immediately qualify for loyalty rewards with purchases and social network sharing. “SHOP.ca is built specifically to meet Canadians’ [...]
Several reports indicate Apple has approached Rogers and Bell Canada as potential partners for an iTV launch. Quoting from the Globe and Mail, both Canadian carriers supposedly have the iTV product in their telecommunications labs for product testing. The concept, according to the Globe’s Feb. 6th report, is that “of a big-screen television that would [...]
Fibe TV is an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service which is offered by Bell Canada in select Toronto and Montréal neighbourhoods.
The company says the service is now available to 500,000 households in the two cities and expects to have it available to almost five million Canadian households by the end of 2015.
Bell announced this week it has added the Hollywood Suite of high definition (HD) movie channels to its Bell Fibe TV and Bell Satellite channel line-up.
In my mailbox this week, I received an offer from Bell Canada which offered the Digital Home Bell Fibe TV for a discounted rate.
In a glossy brochure that accompanied the offer Bell Canada stated that Bell Feb TV was “a new TV service delivered through our new state-of-the-art fibre optic network.”
In a letter sent dated December 19, 2011, Bell Aliant and Bell Canada have informed the CRTC that they’ll stop the practice of Internet Traffic Management Practice (ITMP), commonly known as bandwidth throttling, on March 1st, 2012.
For the past several years, Bell has been slowing down peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing application traffic between 4:30 p.m. and 2 a.m. because these programs were clogging the networks and negatively affecting time sensitive applications.
Over the weekend, Samsung and Bell Mobility announced the new Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first Android device to come with Ice Cream sandwich (ICS) natively installed, will go onsale this Wednesday in select locations in downtown Toronto.
Early adopters will be able to buy the unlocked phone for $650 without a contact at the Bell, Source, Telephone Booth or Wireless Wave stores in the Toronto Eaton Center or at the nearby Virgin Mobile or Best Buy Canada stores beginning at 1pm on Wednesday.