CRTC Regulates Rates and Big Cell Phone Players

Today, the CRTC determined it necessary to regulate the wholesale roaming rates of Canada’s three largest cell phone carriers in order to foster greater competition in the Canadian mobile market.

Staples Canada Teams with Roam Mobility on Surcharge-Free Roaming

Roam Mobility products are now available for purchase online at Staples.ca and in select store locations across Canada. Vancouver-based Roam Mobility provides surcharge-free roaming products for Canadians travelling in the US allowing access to talk, text and data for as low as $3.95 a day. Emir Aboulhosn, founder and SVP Business Development of Roam Mobility […]

CRTC Considering Roaming Rate Regulation

The CRTC has requested information about terms and conditions of roaming rates from 35 telecommunication companies to determine if regulation is required. Roaming rates charged by Canada’s wireless providers continues to be the source of numerous consumer complaints. Telecom analyst Eamon Hoey, told the Canadian Press, “Consumers are more than just a bit annoyed at […]

How Tech Savvy Are Canadians?

While Canadians are considered among the highest technology adopters worldwide, recent research by Rogers shows that their tech savviness isn’t all that it should be. Rogers teamed with Head Research to survey 1001 Canadians about things like roaming charges, data usage and online security and found that many Canadians would fail a test just on […]