During the course of this summer, Fido customers will start being able to access LTE throughout Canada. This will begin in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, St.John’s, and their surrounding areas.. By the end of 2012 it should also include Moncton, Trois-Rivières, Sherbrooke, Québec City, Kingston, Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara, [...]
Last month if you wanted the new Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first Android device to come with Ice Cream sandwich (ICS) natively installed, you had to buy it from Bell Mobility or Virgin Mobility.
The good news is that by the end of this month, the unlocked device should also be available from most other wireless providers in Canada including Fido, Rogers wireless, Telus, Videotron and Wind Mobile.
In its annual report released last week, Canada’s Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) is reporting an increase in telecom consumer complaints for the fourth straight year.
The commission handles a wide range of complaints about products and services offered in the telecommunications sector including: home telephone, wired and wireless internet access services, long distance telephone services wireless services, directory and operator services.
For consumers, a triopoly of wireless service in Canada has meant high prices (as confirmed by several international surveys) and a limited number of service options.
Thankfully, over the last two years, several newcomers on the wireless scene have appeared in a number of major Canadian cities offering Canadians lower wireless voice, text and data pricing. One of those newcomers is Mobilicity which launched service in Toronto in May 2010.
Responding to customer complaints of long waits no hold and complicated voice activation menu’s, Rogers this week announced that its Fido Wireless service has taken steps to improve customer service.
Big box retailer Future Shop announced today that it would be accepting pre-orders for Google’s Nexus S smartphone starting next Monday, March 21, 2011.
Available in store in early April, the device will be available for Bell Mobility, Rogers Wireless and Telus Mobility customers.
Recently I got angry with email spam that I was receiving from my wireless phone provider, Fido Communications.
Like most Canadians, realizing there is little that I can do about junk email, I typically just delete all spam email from my Inbox and move on with my day.
Moderators at HowardForums, a popular online community for Wireless phone users, announced yesterday that Fido, a division of Rogers Wireless, will be launching two new monthly prepaid plans on March 28th.