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Telus to Boost Dividend on Higher Profit

10:26 am on May 5, 2011 | Category: Business, Corporate, Wireless

Shares in Telus Corp., Western Canada’s leading telecommunications operator, were trading 2.64% higher today, after the company reported higher profits and announced plans to increase its dividend by approximately 10% in each of the next two years. A jump in wireless data usage was largely responsible for a 19% increase in Telus’ profits, which came [...]

Wind Mobile Advocates Stronger Consumer Protection Laws

10:40 am on January 20, 2011 | Category: Business

Ascendant Canadian wireless operator, Wind Mobile, is urging the government of Manitoba to mandate greater transparency in wireless contracts, among other consumer protection measures.

ComStellation Satellite System to Enhance Broadband Access

10:38 am on January 20, 2011 | Category: Business

Microsat Systems, a Canadian spacecraft systems manufacturer, has announced plans to launch 78 small communications satellites with the aim of enhancing high-speed internet availability.

Ottawa Faced with 27,000 Accidental 911 Calls in 2009

9:13 pm on January 11, 2011 | Category: Cell Phones, Telecom Services, Telephone

Ottawa's emergency operators dealt with some 27,000 inadvertent 911 calls in 2009, representing 12% of all emergency calls and resulting in many unnecessary police attendances, according to a recent report.

Research In Motion Plans Dual-Core BlackBerry Devices

9:10 pm on January 11, 2011 | Category: Mobile Devices, Wireless Technology

Research In Motion plans to offer a number of dual-core BlackBerry devices in the future, according to one of its chief executives.

School Wi-Fi Plan Controversial Among Edmonton Parents

9:08 pm on January 11, 2011 | Category: Wi-Fi, Wireless Technology

A group of Edmonton, Alberta parents are asking local school trustees to keep Wi-Fi internet access out of public schools, voicing concerns about possible health effects on students.

Wind Mobile Announces Competitive Price for BlackBerry Bold 9780

9:06 pm on January 11, 2011 | Category: Cell Phones, Mobile Devices, Wireless

Wind Mobile has announced plans to offer the BlackBerry Bold 9780 at an outright cost of $450, about $50 cheaper than other Canadian carriers such as Telus Mobility and Bell.

Google Android Now America’s #2 Mobile Operating System

10:58 pm on January 9, 2011 | Category: Mobile Devices, Software, Web Services

Google Android has overtaken Apple's iOS to become the second most popular mobile operating system among American smartphone users.

Telus Mobility Text Messaging Use Doubles in 2010

7:09 pm on January 5, 2011 | Category: Messaging, Telecom Services, Wireless

Telus Mobility customers sent and received 5.4 billion text messages in 2010, up from 2.7 billion the year before.

TomTom VIA Navigators Coming Soon to North America

7:08 pm on January 5, 2011 | Category: Mobile Devices, Wireless Technology

TomTom, Europe's leading manufacturer of navigation devices, announced today that its VIA Series automotive GPS units will soon be available in North America.

Adobe Flash to Cost BlackBerry PlayBook Battery Life, Analyst Says

10:43 pm on January 4, 2011 | Category: Mobile Devices, Multimedia, Wireless Technology

Support for Adobe Flash will cause Research In Motion's forthcoming Playbook tablet device to trail the Apple iPad in terms of battery life, according to Kaufman Bros. analyst, Shaw Wu.

iPhone 4 Hit By New Year’s Alarm Clock Glitch

12:29 pm on January 2, 2011 | Category: Cell Phones, Mobile Devices

Thousands of iPhone 4 users around the world inadvertently slept in today and yesterday, due to a New Year's software glitch affecting the device's alarm clock function.

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