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  1. Shaw Communications
    Is it possible to have TV via Telus and Internet via Shaw? We are moving into a new condo that has copper wiring which Telus says causes us to have to downgrade our service. Right now we have Optic Fiber - Telus 300 - and the tech said that we'd have to change to Optic but our internet speed...
  2. Industry News
    Hate 'em or love 'em, if you want a cell phone but need to cut costs, comparing plans is a must. All the major wireless service providers have lower-cost options, but who has the cheapest cell phone plans? Check this list of 7 of the cheapest cell phone plans now available in Canada. 1) Telus...
  3. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    I have an Actiontec V1000H modem/router which has Telus firmware 31.121L.17. I own this router and am no longer with Telus so I want to replace the firmware with the one provided by the manufacturer: Actiontec. I have tried various things but the current Telus firmware does not offer me a way...
  4. Industry News
    Telus announced today that it will be offering public Wi-Fi to taxi clients. In a press release, the company stated that it will be joining forces with Toronto’s Co-op Cabs to offer free Wi-Fi to riders. Wi-Fi-enabled Co-op Cabs will hit the streets of the Toronto starting September 12, with...
  5. Industry News
    British Columbians and Albertans can now experience ultra-high-definition television with the launch of 4K on Optik TV . With four times the resolution of HD, 4K delivers a lifelike viewing experience. TELUS is the first, and currently the only carrier in Western Canada, to offer 4K...
  6. Industry News
    Today, Telus announced that the company will invest $275 million in new infrastructure and facilities in Edmonton this year. The new funds will increase wireless capacity to meet growing demand and improve the reach, speed and capacity of TELUS’ high-speed Internet in the area, and boost...
  7. Industry News
    Earlier this Month, it was announced that Telus is spending millions to connect B.C homes and businesses to its fibre optic network. TELUS is investing $18 million to connect more than 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Fort St. John and the community of Charlie Lake, and an additional $10...
  8. Industry News
    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that more than 280 rural and remote communities in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec now have access to broadband Internet services. Under a plan that was approved by the CRTC in 2010...
  9. Industry News
    This week, TELUS announced they have teamed up with Microsoft and Avanade, an IT services company, to offer Skype for Business, powered by TELUS to businesses in Canada. This enterprise-grade unified communications and collaboration (UCC) solution creates ways for employees to connect with...
  10. Industry News
    Today, an Ontario court ruled that Peel Regional Police violated Telus and Rogers cellphone customers’ charter rights when they requested a range of personal information from subscribers in the name of finding information to support a criminal investigation. The request for information came...
  11. Industry News
    The Competition Bureau said yesterday that Telus Corp will be giving rebates to certain customers in the new year. The wireless company will be passing on up to $7.34 million to some of its existing and former wireless customers over false or misleading representations in past advertisements...
  12. Industry News
    Earlier this week, Google unveiled their latest smartphone, a collaboration with LG, by launching the Nexus 5X. As the third successful collaboration between LG and Google, the Nexus 5X delivers a phone with a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 808 processor, advanced camera features, a fingerprint...
  13. Industry News
    Dreaming of your future home? If you live in Calgary, it could soon be a smart one. Telus, Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, is currently building infrastructure to allow fibre optic networks to transform our idea of what a home is. Telus is doing this by putting...
  14. Industry News
    Telus Corp. announced last week that it plans to spend $1-billion in fiber-optic expansion in Vancouver, in a new strategic move. According to an article in the Globe and Mail, the new step is part of a larger capital spending push by Telus and other telephone companies such as BCE Inc. to...
  15. Industry News
    Come July 7 th , expect pay quite a bit more if you want Telus to unlock your device. Mobile Syrup obtained the following statement from a Telus spokesperson confirming the news: “TELUS will be increasing its device unlock fee to $50 effective July 7. We apologize for the inconvenience but...
  16. Industry News
    Another one bites the dust. Mobilicity today announced it would accept a $465 million takeover bid by telco giant Rogers. As part of the deal, Rogers will sell off some of Mobilicity’s wireless airwave spectrum to competitor Wind Mobile, a condition the federal government demanded before...
  17. Industry News
    After fighting off takeover rumours for the better part of two years, The Globe and Mail reports that Rogers and Telus have quietly submitted proposal transactions to the government for review in a bid to purchase struggling telco Mobilicity. However, a source also tells the Globe and Mail...
  18. 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...
  19. Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)
    I recently had Telus Optik TV + Internet installed over fiber. I decided I didnt want or need the supplied Actiontec T1200h, as my PVR and STB's were connected through Cat5E, so I set out to run everything off my Asus RT-AC56U instead. After much searching I saw a lot of conflicting posts...
  20. Industry News
    City council in Vancouver voted this week to give Telus permission to install free WiFi at public locations throughout the city. Two outdoor locations, one along the downtown section of Granville Street and the other outside the convention centre are awaiting help with technical issues, but all...
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