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  1. Landline in Edmonton, other than TELUS and Shaw?

    Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    So far, I have been unable to find anyone who offers Home Phone service in Edmonton, Alberta, that does not use the Public Internet, other than Shaw (VOIP over private network) and TELUS (POTS). Why do I want it? Reliability My Security Company, ADT, requires a backup cell phone service if I...
  2. Still Have a Landline? You May Be Able to Keep it for a Remarkably Low Price

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    The financialpost.com is reporting that over 500,000 Canadians cut their landline service last year from the 5 major telecommunications providers: Bell, Rogers Communications Inc., Shaw Communications Inc., Telus Corp. and Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. The number, they say, is equivalent to...
  3. 1 in 5 Canadians have ditched their landlines for cell phones

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    by Christina Peden The landline is beginning to go the way of the dinosaur, according to a new Statistics Canada report.  In 2013, 21% of Canadian households had eschewed their landlines in favour of their mobile, up from 13% in 2010. Unsurprisingly, cell phone-only households is most...
  4. Call Blocking with Phone?

    Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    These posts are old ones ,however, I am looking for info on a good call blocker. I am currently using Bell and they have a subscription blocker service but I would sooner buy my own unit. I have read various reviews ; some good and some very disappointed buyers of different units on the market...
  5. CRTC seeks to end Nortwestel telephone monopoly in Northern Canada

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    In a Telecom ruling handed down today, the CRTC says it will open up Canada’s North to local telephone competition starting next May. The federal regulator says residents in many parts of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut will have the option to choose from competing telephone...
  6. Important CRTC Decisions over the last five years

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    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is federal agency responsible for regulating and supervising the Canadian broadcasting and telecommunications systems. The regulator`s mandate is to ensure that both the broadcasting and telecommunications systems serve the...
  7. 13% of Canadian households have abandoned landline phone service

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    Wireless phones continue to grow in popularity in Canada. According to Statistic Canada's Residential telephone service survey, more than three-quarters (78%) of Canadian households had a wireless phone in 2010, up from 74% in 2008. The December 2010 survey of about 19,000 Canadian households...
  8. Big four Canadian cable companies top 3.5 million phone customers

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    It has now been over five years since cable telephony first launched in this country and the number of Canadians receiving cable telephone service from Canada's big four cable companies - Rogers, Shaw, Vidéotron and Cogeco - now tops 3.5 million. Using numbers published in the respective...
  9. Telus reports second quarter financial results

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    Telus Corporation last week reported its financial results and subscriber counts for the second quarter of 2010. The company reported operating revenues of $2.398 billion for the quarter, down 0.9% from the same quarter a year earlier, however, net income jumped 21.3% in the quarter to $296...
  10. Shaw tops one million landline telephone subscribers

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    In financial results released today, Shaw Communications announced that it now has over one million customers subscribing to its digital phone service. As of May 31, 2010, Shaw had 1,044,410 landline telephone customers, up 45.1% from 719,376 a year earlier. The percentage of Shaw Basic cable...
  11. Cogeco tops 300,000 landline telephone customers

    Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Financial results released by Cogeco today reveal the company had 302,249 Digital telephone subscribers at the end of November 2009. That number was up 63,747 or 27% over the last twelve months and up 20,641 customers in the lastest fiscal quarter. Of the over 300,000 Cogeco telephone customers...
  12. Cogeco tops 300,000 landline telephone customers

    Industry News
    Financial results released by Cogeco today reveal the company had 302,249 Digital telephone subscribers at the end of November 2009. That number was up 63,747 or 27% over the last twelve months and up 20,641 customers in the lastest fiscal quarter. The company, which delivers cable...
  13. Cogeco Cable expands its home phone offerings

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    Cogeco Cable announced today the company had expanded its digital phone (VoIP) offerings. The company, which now has over 280,000 phone customers, is now offering three packages to its cable customers: Basic Line, Select and Freedom Package. At $19.99 per month, Basic line offers unlimited...
  14. Revenues fall 14% at Primus Canada

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    Primus Telecommunications Group Inc., the U.S. parent company of Primus Canada, today reported its third quarter 2009 financial results, the first since the company emerged from chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In Canada, net revenue in the quarter decreased $9.4 million, or 14% from the same...
  15. Rogers Landline - I received a letter saying MUST go to cable by July 2 or disconnect

    Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone
    Rogers Landline - I received a letter saying MUST go to cable by July 2 or disconnect We're former Sprint telephone customers, who ended up Rogers customers not by choice, but it happened when Rogers bought Sprint. We've got a landline and are not interested in Rogers cable telephone service...
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