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.

Telus to double wireless data speeds in 2011

Telus this week announced that it has successfully tested new HSPA+ Dual Cell technology which it says will double the theoretical speed of its wireless data network when the technology is deployed in 2011.

The Dual Cell technology uses multiplexing techniques to combine two wireless data carriers, operating at a theoretical of up to 21 Mb/s each, into a single carrier with theoretical downlink speeds up to 42 Mb/s.