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  1. Industry News
    Bloomberg news is reporting today that Globalive Communications, owners of Wind Mobile, are in talks to buy Mobilicity. Privately held Mobilicity currently offers wireless service in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver while Wind Mobile offers service iin the following markets...
  2. Industry News
    Wind Mobile said this week it has officially launched wireless network coverage in Abbotsford, British Columbia and Cambridge, Ontario. The company also said it was in the final stages of testing in London Ontario with service beginning very soon. In fact, Digital Home readers report that...
  3. Industry News
    Public Mobile, providers of low cost wireless service in Toronto and Montreal , today announced it has expanded its roaming coverage to the United States. The company's U.S. roaming rates will be the same as in Canada, 15 cents a minute to send or receive a call. Incoming texts are free and...
  4. Sasktel
    SaskTel has announced that it is deploying 11 portable cellular towers to address 4G network congestion primarily in Regina and Saskatoon. The portable towers, also referred to as COWS (Cellular On Wheels), will improve 4G coverage and capacity in the areas where they’re deployed by reducing...
  5. Industry News
    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...
  6. Wind Mobile
    In a press release today announcing service in Niagara region, the company said the next planned market expansion will take place next month (December 2011) in London, Ontario.
  7. Apple Computing
    I am unable to print to my Canon MP560 wireless printer from my iMac. I used to be able to, but it seems like it is hit and miss. I don't have any problems from my wife's Windows laptop. Usually when I am not able to print, I just reboot the printer and the iMac will be able to print. Now in the...
  8. Industry News
    Videotron, Quebec's largest cable company, announced today that it has registered, in the last quarter, its strongest subscriber growth since its acquisition by Quebecor in the early 2000s with a net increase of 169,000 new service subscriptions, counting all products. The company, which is a...
  9. Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless
    Hey...first post here. so if this topic has already been brought up, I apologise, I scanned a couple of pages and didn't see it. I just got the iPhone 4S (32gb), and didn't see anything available from Rogers for insurance on it...even if there was, it likely would have been more expensive than...
  10. Home Theatre Personal Computer & Media Extenders
    Does anyone on this forum have any experience using an Atlona AT-Air3 to connect a PC wirelessly to an HDTV? The setup includes a USB dongle with software that appears as a display to the PC. The display can be set up in either mirror or (better) extended display mode at up to 1920x1080. It...
  11. 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...
  12. Sasktel
    The company says the first phase of deployment will start in the fall of next year in Regina and Saskatoon and surrounding areas. Other urban and rural areas will be deployed starting in 2013 based on the demand for incremental data services.
  13. Industry News
    In 2008, Shaw spent $190 million for wireless spectrum in Western Canada. The company's goal at the time was to offer its more than two million customers in the west the quadruple play of services - Internet, wireline phone, TV and wireless. Now, after a strategic review of the wireless...
  14. Industry News
    Ericsson announced today that it has signed a four-year agreement as the sole vendor for EastLink's wireless networks, using HSPA+ and next generation technologies. Ericsson, whose equipment handles almost 85 percent of all mobile calls in Canada, says it will deploy technology which supports...
  15. Industry News
    Wind Mobile said today that it is now offering wireless phone service in the Kitchener / Waterloo region of Ontario. Wind now offers service in six markets across Canada including Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa and Toronto. The wireless company offers four voice plans which range in price...
  16. Industry News
    Rogers Communications recently reported that, as of the end of June, it had over 9.1 million wireless subscribers making it largest provider of wireless services in the country. Combined with the Bell and Telus Mobility, the big three wireless companies now have over 23.5 million subscribers...
  17. Videotron
    Videotron is quickly becoming a force in wireless services with the announcement today that it now has more than 210,000 customers for its mobile services. While reporting its quarterly results today, the company said it recorded the strongest growth ever for mobile services during the second...
  18. Industry News
    Videotron, Quebec's largest cable company, is quickly becoming a force in wireless services with the announcement today that it now has more than 210,000 customers for its mobile services. While reporting its quarterly results today, the company said it recorded the strongest growth ever for...
  19. Industry News
    Telus announced yesterday that it has expanded its 4G wireless coverage and capacity in Manitoba thanks to new cell towers and upgrades to 42 existing sites. The increased coverage comes from new towers in Oakbank and Dugald which will deliver coverage along Highways 1, 7 and 75. Telus says...
  20. Industry News
    Over the years, it has become an article of faith among Canadians that this country had some of the most expensive wireless voice and data rates in the world. This belief was confirmed by two reports in the last two years: a 2009 OECD report which ranked Canada as the third-most expensive OECD...
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