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  1. Industry News
    Telus has announced that it will be rolling out free public WiFi at more than 8,000 hotspots across BC and Alberta. The WiFi will be open to everyone, not just Telus customers, though Telus smartphones will automatically establish a connection with the #TELUSdirect network when they are in...
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    The CRTC announced that it will introduce a new province-wide area code in Alberta, which is presently served by area codes 403, 587 and 780. Starting on April 9, 2016, new telephone numbers assigned in Alberta may be given numbers from area code 825. Existing customers will keep their...
  3. Industry News
    Primus Canada today announced a major expansion of the area served by its Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephone services. The company says its VoIP services are now available in an additional 240 exchanges across Canada, specifically in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba...
  4. Industry News
    Alberta's Distracted Driving Legislation (Bill 16) which restricts the use of hand-held communication and entertainment devices will come into effect September 1, 2011. Similar to legislation in effect in most Canadian provinces, the new law will make it illegal for drivers on all roads in both...
  5. Industry News
    Four high definition channels from High Fidelity HDTV are now available on optik TV, Telus' Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service in B.C. and Alberta. The new channels, which can be found on channel on 643 through 646, are Oasis HD, Treasure HD, RadX and Treasure HD. Oasis HD is a...
  6. Industry News
    Telus today announced that its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service in B.C. and Alberta, previously known as Telus TV, will now be known as Optik TV. The company's IPTV offerings are similar to digital cable or satellite television except that tv signals are distributed to viewers using...
  7. Industry News
    Telus says it will spend $650 million in Alberta this year in an effort to upgrade and expand its wireline and wireless broadband services in that province. Company president and CEO, Darren Entwistle says the spending will enable the company to offer high definition capabilities to more of...
  8. Industry News
    Persona, providers of Digital Cable and high spped internet service in parts of B.C., Alberta and Manitoba, has announced the launch of higher speed internet service in 27 Alberta communities. The High Speed Extreme 15 service features upload speeds of up to 1 Mbps and download speeds of up to...
  9. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Today Rogers announced that OMNI Calgary and OMNI Edmonton would begin broadcasting on Monday, September 15th at 6am local time.
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