Results of Canada’s wireless spectrum auction announced

he government of Canada raised $5.27 billion as a result of the of the 700MHz spectrum auction, it has been announced.

Telus now Canada’s 2nd-largest wireless provider

Telus has the second largest number wireless subscribers in the country after overtaking Bell for the second financial quarter in a row.

Rogers Launching Google’s New Moto X Smartphone

The Moto X is coming to Canada in late August but only through Rogers Wireless. The new LTE-enabled smartphone, designed by Google-owned Motorola Mobility, will cost you $189.99 with a 2-year contract or close to $600 (we’re estimating) without a signed plan. Moto X, with its unique curved back, is designed to fit your hand, [...]

Rogers Adds New Wireless Home and Business Phone Service

A new low-cost wireless phone service has been launched for customers outside of the Rogers home phone territory. Operating on the national Rogers wireless network, both consumers and small businesses will benefit in regions across Canada where Rogers home and small business landline services are not offered. Starting at $9.99 per month (or $24.99/month for [...]

Bell, Rogers Help Red Cross with Alberta Flooding Disaster

Both Bell and Rogers were among the numerous companies across the country to offer support to the Canadian Red Cross and local relief workers to help flood-ravaged communities in Southern Alberta. More than $2.6 million for Alberta flood relief was raised in three days, said Red Cross officials. Bell donated $100,000, while electronics retailer The [...]

Rogers and MTS Add LTE Coverage in Manitoba

Through a province-wide network sharing agreement with MTS, Rogers is bringing LTE Max to Manitoba. Starting June 17th, Rogers will roll out its premium LTE network that enables theoretical network speeds of up to 150 Mbps to customers in Winnipeg, Brandon, and Grand Beach with Victoria Beach, Selkirk, Steinbach and Ste. Anne getting activated later [...]

TELUS Deal to Buy Mobilicity Effectively Killed

One of the key components in TELUS buying Mobilicity for $380 million was acquiring valuable wireless spectrum that all Canadian mobile carriers are seeking. However, the federal government will not allow Mobilicity to transfer its wireless spectrum to TELUS, it was announced at a news conference in Ottawa on June 4th. Industry Minister Christian Paradis [...]

Rogers Retail Stores Available on Google Street View

Rogers customers who want another option to get an inside look at what’s available in the retail stores can take a Google Street View. Google Maps with Street View lets you explore places around the world through 360-degree street-level imagery. Google’s Street View allows you to explore world landmarks, view natural wonders, navigate a trip, [...]

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