The Canadian Competition Bureau has announced they are investigating allegations that Apple Canada used anti-competitive clauses in its contracts with domestic wireless carriers. The competition watchdog has said that no wrongdoing has been found so far and would not divulge who made the allegations. Apple has yet to comment on the accusations. The probe is [...]
The CRTC yesterday commenced hearings to determine the future of television in Canada. The broadcast regulator will be hearing proposals from companies and individuals; the outcome of these hearings could heavily alter the way television content is delivered to Canadians. CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais has indicated that certain rules currently protecting specific channels or broadcasters [...]
by Christina Peden Vizio announced today that it will be officially setting up shop in Canada in partnership with Future Shop and Best Buy. Speaking at a press event today in Toronto, Lily Knowles, Vizio’s vice president of product marketing, said the company has been pondering a Canadian launch for “quite a while”. After releasing [...]
by Christina Peden Noticed a drastic change in the battery life of your iPhone 5? If so, you may be eligible for a free battery replacement, Apple announced on Friday. The models in question were sold between September 2012 and January 2013 and fall within a limited serial number range. According to Apple, the percentage [...]
by Christina Peden Canadians pay higher prices for mobile service compared to their international peers, a new report shows. The study, commissioned by Industry Canada and the CRTC, reveals that the heaviest users of mobile services — those that pay for voice, text and data — saw price decreases of 27 per cent to just [...]
Parks Canada is planning to make wireless Internet hotspots available at parks across the country this year, it has been announced.
Rogers has just launched its suretap wallet application which lets customers make purchases using their smartphones at retailers across Canada.
The new Digital Canada 150 plan was revealed this week by the Canadian Government outlining its initiatives for the country’s digital future. Visit DigitalHome.ca for more!