Looks like all the customer growth that WIND Mobile has been fighting for since starting to do business in 2008 has attracted the attention of Orascom Telecom, an Egyptian based telecommunications company, who this year will take an indirect 99.3% interest in Canada’s fourth largest wireless provider. Anthony Lacavera, the current CEO of WIND, will [...]
Telus and the good folks from JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) have teamed up again for their annual walk to cure diabetes. In 2011 the walk made more than $7.5 million, and they are hoping to help the cause even more this year. For information on the walk, to register as a participant, or to [...]
This video was produced by Rogers and essentially generalizes statistics surrounding Canadian consumer tech usage and patterns. You can check out the video at http://roge.rs/IZ8Wf9, where there are also a list of sources that were used to compile the information used in the video. The video highlight some interesting future trends, which you can talk about in our Internet, [...]
The editors of the Canada Top 100 Employers list have announced their 6th annual top 50 list of the Greenest Employers in Canada. While we won’t break down every winner and reason here (you can go to their site and see the reasons for each choice at http://www.canadastop100.com/environmental/), there are four main things considered for [...]
There are a couple of reasons that this phone launch is an exciting one. First, the phone is exclusively available at the Sony Store, where you can buy it outright or on a contract through Rogers. Second, this phone ties into the Sony Entertainment Network, including the Sony Music Unlimited service we wrote about last [...]
The average American watched traditional television for an average of 32 hours and 47 minutes a week according to a recent Nielsen research report entitled “State of the Media: Consumer Usage Report 2011.”
The ratings giant said that American Seniors (Adults 65+) watched the most television, a whopping 46 hours and 16 minutes per week, followed by adults 50-64 who watched 41 hours per week.
California based Netflix said today that its subscribers watched more than two billion hours of video in the final quarter of 2011.
With more than 20 million customers, it means the average Netflix customer viewed close to 100 hours of video in the quarter or about one hour per day.
California based Netflix has announced that its “Just for Kids” section is now available to Netflix members in Canada on the Wii game console.
The child friendly category, created in August but only available through the Netflix website until now, caters to the almost 50% of Netflix members who have watched at least two movies or shows made for kids in the last 90 days.