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  1. 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...
  2. Industry News
    Rogers Wireless today announced the expansion of its next generation 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network service into more cities surrounding the Greater Toronto Area and surrounding Vancouver. For consumers who invest in new LTE wireless smartphones and tablets, LTE technology...
  3. Industry News
    Shaw Communications today announced it has begun consumer trials of its broadband wireless network using WiFi technology. The company says Shaw High Speed Internet customers can trial the service at a limited number of locations, including malls, restaurants and fitness facilities, in...
  4. Industry News
    Bell Media’s Team 1040 (CKST) radio station and the Vancouver Canucks announced this week a new broadcast deal which gives the station radio rights to all Canucks games through to the 2016-17 season. The all-sports radio station has been the home of the Canucks Radio Network since 2006. Bell...
  5. Industry News
    Third Party Internet Access provider Distributel Communications announced today that its now offering high-speed Internet services in Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Richmond and Surrey. Distributel has been offering Internet and telecommunications services in Ontario and Quebec since September...
  6. Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless
    Rogers Communications Inc. announced today its Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network service is now live Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. The company had previously launched its LTE network launched in Ottawa on July 7th. The company says that 5.5 million of Canada’s 33 million people now...
  7. Industry News
    Rogers Communications Inc. announced today its Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network service is now live Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. The company had previously launched its LTE network launched in Ottawa on July 7th. The company says that 5.5 million of Canada's 33 million people now...
  8. Industry News
    Shaw Cable announced today that the first firmware update for its Whole Home PVR system was deployed this morning in Vancouver and will be rolled out nationally on Thursday. Released this past summer, the Shaw Gateway is a digital set top box which connects to the coaxial cable coming into the...
  9. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    Rogers Radio launched SONiC at 107.5 Chilliwack, 92.5 Abbotsford, and 104.9 Vancouver. The Top 40 station hit the airwaves today at 8:35 a.m. PT. The station will start off playing 10,000 songs in a row with no commercial interruption. The station will feature artists such as Katy Perry...
  10. Industry News
    Rogers Radio today relaunched CFUN-FM in Chilliwack British Columbia as SONic radio at 8:35 a.m. Pacific time. Officially licenced to Chilliwack, the Top 40 music station operates at 107.5 FM in Chilliwack, Sonic will also be rebroadcast on 92.5 FM in Abbotsford, and on 104.9 FM in Vancouver...
  11. Industry News
    Mobilicity today announced a distribution agreement with Walmart Canada which would see the firm`s wireless phones and airtime bundles sold in approximately 50 Walmart stores across Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. Today’s announcement complements Mobilicity’s existing retail...
  12. Industry News
    In Calgary last week, without any fanfare, Shaw Cable launched the Shaw Gateway made by Arris which offers Shaw digital cable customers a Whole Home High Definition Personal Video Recording (HD PVR) solution. At the heart of the system is the Gateway, a digital set top box type device which...
  13. Industry News
    Rogers Communications Inc. said today it will launch its commercial Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Ottawa this year. The launch comes after Rogers and its technology partner, Ericsson Canada, successfully conducted technical trials in Ottawa last...
  14. Industry News
    In an apparent effort to stop subscriber losses in cities where they are facing competition from new wireless entrants, Koodo has introduced a new Unlimited wireless plan. The new plan is only available in greater Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton areas. For $35 a month, City...
  15. Telus Mobility, Public Mobile, and Koodo Wireless
    Koodo has introduced a new Unlimited wireless plan which is only available in greater Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton areas. For $35 a month, City Koodo Unlimited plan offers unlimited local calling, unlimited Messaging (Text and Picture), Unlimited Local Family Calling, Call...
  16. Industry News
    Rogers Sportsnet has inked a three-year agreement with Vancouver Whitecaps FC that will see the specialty station broadcast twenty-one regular season matches this season and twenty four games in 2012 and 2013. For this years campaign, Rogers Sportsnet Pacific and Rogers Sportsnet One will...
  17. Industry News
    Bell Mobility said today that it will offer all of this seasons Vancouver Whitecaps FC matches as part to of its Mobile TV sports package. Fans can watch the games by purchasing Bell's Mobile TV sports package. The package is $5 per month which includes ten hours of viewing. Additional usage...
  18. Industry News
    On its corporate blog today, Alternate Wireless carrier, Wind Mobile, announced it has expanded coverage to Whistler British Columbia. In addition to a new coverage area, Wind also announced this past week the "Holiday Miracle Plan," a $40 a month special promotion which combines the companies...
  19. Industry News
    Vancouver radio station CFMI-FM announced this week that Mike Reno of Loverboy will co-host The Brother Jake Show with Jake Edwards beginning Tuesday, January 4, 2011. The Brother Jake Show airs weekdays in the morning drive from 5:30 to 10 a.m. The 54 year old Reno, who was born in New...
  20. Industry News
    After launching in Edmonton yesterday, Mobilicity today launched its 3G Wireless service in Vancouver. The company says residents in Vancouver will be able to purchase its phones and plans from over 100 retail locations in the city. Vancouver is the third city in which the privately owned...
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