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  1. Industry News
    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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    Rogers Communications is now providing commercial VoLTE services throughout Canada. VoLTE technology is available on the  LG G3 Vigor handset and Rogers expects to add more devices to its product portfolio later this year. In contrast to the US where AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile are already...
  3. Industry News
    The new Motorola Moto X is set to be released tomorrow, October 1st, as a Telus exclusive. It will be available for purchase both in stores and online for $100 on a 2-year contract or $600 outright. The much-anticipated Moto X will only be available in in soft-touch black for the time being...
  4. Industry News
    by Christina Peden Bell is still on top when it comes to ISP speeds, but Rogers is certainly gaining on them, at least according Netflix Canada’s monthly ISP rankings. Bell`s fiber optic service offers speeds of 3.29 Mbps. The rankings, which were released earlier this week, also show Telus...
  5. Industry News
    Three new mobile devices from Alacatel OneTouch will be available in Canada starting tomorrow. The Chinese manufacturer today announced that the IDOL X + smartphone and POP 8 tablet will be available nationwide on August 20 th at Telus and Koodo. The two devices join the POP Icon smartphone...
  6. Industry News
    Live or work in Vancouver or Toronto? You may just have some new options for free wifi on the go. In Vancouver, TransLink has just added wifi to three buses as part of an advertising agreement with Telus. The buses will operate on the 351 White Rock-Richmond route, the 555 express at...
  7. Telus Mobility, Public Mobile, and Koodo Wireless
    Hey guys, I want to buy a Nokia Lumia 1020, and my preferred carrier, Telus, is no longer selling it. I found an unlocked version of the phone on eBay, but I'm not sure if it will work on the Telus network. Can anyone weigh in? Thanks, Lucas
  8. Industry News
    Telus recently gave a decades-long customer the surprise of her life. Ramona Ostrander has been with the telecommunications for the past 20 years. They surprised her at her home in Guelph, ON to to fulfill her lifelong dream — flying in an airshow airplane (that had her name on it, no less)...
  9. Industry News
    Canadians now have access to the Samsung Galaxy S5 in two new vanity colours via Rogers, the company has announced. As of today, Rogers will be offering Samsung’s latest version of the popular Galaxy line-up in Copper Gold and Electric Blue, in addition to the already available Shimmery White...
  10. Industry News
    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...
  11. Industry News
    Telus is getting ready to shut down Public Mobile’s wireless network leaving customers to face the possibility of having to buy new devices. Their plan is to migrate Public Mobile customers onto Telus's faster 4G national network in May, with the expectation of the changeover to be complete in...
  12. Industry News
    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...
  13. Industry News
    The government of Canada raised $5.27 billion as a result of the of the 700MHz spectrum auction, it has been announced. The money was raised across 14 regions with eight participants including Quebecor, Bell, Rogers, Telus, MTS, and SaskTel. Quebecor spent $233 million for prime spectrum in...
  14. Industry News
    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...
  15. Industry News
    Moto G is now available at TELUS for $200, no commitment, or $0 on any two-year contract. It is available from TELUS at Black’s, Cellular Point, The Mobile Shop and Walmart.  It is also available at Koodo for $200 no commitment or $50 on Tab 3. You can get the Moto G  from Koodo at Best Buy...
  16. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    2020 Update - Corus has relaunched the Global TV App to include access to its specialty networks as well - discussion starts here. ---- Launching on iOS, Android and Web, Global Go offers Live TV streaming anywhere, anytime plus access to the full season of Canadians' favourite TV shows Global...
  17. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Canadians can cancel their wireless contracts after two years under new CRTC wireless code The code will apply to new contracts for cellphones and other personal mobile devices starting on December 2, 2013. The wireless code addresses the main frustrations that Canadians shared with the CRTC...
  18. Home Theatre Personal Computer & Media Extenders
    This may help anyone with a Canadian registered ROKU and Netflix account to access the Netflix catalogue in another country. My Netflix account was set up in Canada using a Canadian credit card and my correct Canadian billing address, and my ROKU account was activated in Canada using all my...
  19. Telus Mobility, Public Mobile, and Koodo Wireless
    Already asked this on RFD but I'm looking for as much info on it I can get: I have a bunch of questions about Telus and their data sharing with the new iPad. I am considering switching my cell plan to a 6GB data plan and want to share the data with the iPad. But all I am reading is that this...
  20. Industry News
    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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