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    Worldwide relief efforts are underway following Saturday’s devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal. Canadians wishing to offer support can do so by using their mobile phones and texting through the Mobile Giving Foundation Canada. Text REDCROSS to 45678 to donate $10 or to 30333 to donate...
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    Telus will invest $2.8 million in new infrastructure and facilities in B.C. through 2016, it was announced yesterday. The company plans to spend $1.2 billion across the province in 2014, followed by $1.6 billion in 2015 and 2016 in a bid to bring the “world’s fastest wireless technology” to all...
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    Telus has just pulled out of the industry-funded Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA.) The Vancouver-based carrier’s departure follows on the heels of the withdrawal of other high-profile companies from the wireless industry lobby group over the last year. Wind Mobile...
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    Telus has the second largest number wireless subscribers in the country after overtaking Bell for the second financial quarter in a row. The telecommunications company, often third behind Rogers and BCE, came in second spot after its quarterly figure results this week. Telus’s number of...
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    Customers in the Northwest Territories and Yukon will have full access to TELUS wireless products and services. For the same prices as anywhere in Canada, residents up North may now enjoy SharePlus plans with unlimited nationwide talk, text and shared data as well as 4G LTE technology...
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    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...
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    Speaking of Rogers LTE, we are currently giving away a LG Optimus G courtesy of Rogers! To be eligible stop by our forums here  for full contest details. The contest closes Wednesday, April 10 th ,  so make sure to enter now!
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    TELUS has introduced the fastest wireless technology in the world to a receptive audience in Saint John, New Brunswick. Starting March 12, Saint John customers will be enjoying dramatically faster downloads when surfing the web, reading emails or getting the latest tunes online. TELUS' said...
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    Residents across the Ottawa region are enjoying TELUS' 4G LTE network speeds as part of a $190 million expansion effort in the area over the next three years. Specifically, customers in Kanata, Nepean, Orleans and Cumberland will now be able to use peak download speeds of up to 75 megabits per...
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    Canada's three leading wireless carriers are being sued by the Competition Bureau for misleading consumers. Bell Canada, Telus, Rogers, as well as the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), will face legal action over "misleading" advertising of texting services. The...
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    The McGuinty Liberal government today announced that they would support legislation that would force wireless providers in the province to provide their customers a more straight forward experience when it comes to their wireless bills. The legislation essentially would force wireless contracts...
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    If you're like most Canadians, chances are you have a couple of old cell phones lying around the house. In fact, TELUS surveyed over 1000 Canadians in February and found that 61 percent have between 1-5 old cell phones collecting dust and unsurprisingly, the same amount would gladly trade them...
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    Canadian consumers and business owners will have another LTE network choice on February 10th. TELUS plans to launch Canada's third LTE network from Vancouver to Halifax. Other metropolitan areas receiving the new LTE service include Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Kitchener, Waterloo, Hamilton...
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    The number of wireless telephone subscribers in Canada topped 25.5 million at the end of September 2011 according to numbers compiled by industry trade group, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA). That number was up 6.2% from 24 million at the end of September 2010 and up...
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    Last month if you wanted the new Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first Android device to come with Ice Cream sandwich (ICS) natively installed, you had to buy it from Bell Mobility or Virgin Mobility. The good news is that by the end of this month, the unlocked device should also be available from...
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    In its annual report released last week, Canada’s Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) is reporting an increase in telecom consumer complaints for the fourth straight year. The commission handles a wide range of complaints about products and services offered in the...
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    Loblaw, Canada's largest supermarket chain, has announced plans to to open more than 200 full-service Mobile shops within its stores by the end of 2012. The Mobile Shop is a part of PC Telecom, a division of Loblaws Inc. The company says it has already opened shops at select Loblaw stores in...
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    Calling federal government regulations misguided, Rogers Communications has launched a public lobbying effort advocating for what it calls a "fair and open auction" of the 700Mhz radio spectrum band Ottawa has slated for sale next year. Rogers who, combined with Bell and Telus Mobility, has...
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    Starting this Wednesday, Mobilicity will begin offering a new promotion which gives consumers in Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, Edmonton and Calgary a Blackberry Curve 3G smartphone and a year of unlimited service for $470. To take advantage of the promotion, customers will be required to pay the...
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    Samsung has announced that a 4G version of its Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is now available in Canada. The WiFi version of the tablet computer went on sale in late August. Like its WiFi counterpart, the Android powered tablet features a 10.1-inch HD touchscreen display with WXGA 1280 x 800...
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