Telecommunications Industry News
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 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.
Telus Mobility customers sent and received 5.4 billion text messages in 2010, up from 2.7 billion the year before.
Wind Mobile is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its commercial launch, making it the first of several new Canadian wireless competitors to do so.
American cell phone carrier, MetroPCS, is making a new Android-based smartphone, the Huawei Ascend, available for $179 on a prepaid basis.
Bell Mobility has confirmed the release of a new Research In Motion smartphone, the BlackBerry Style 9670.
Rogers will seek to make 3G-enabled 'tablet' devices more appealing to smartphone owners, by allowing users to share a single data plan between tablets and phones.
Bell Mobility has begun selling the Novatel Wireless U547 device under the "Turbo Stick" brand name, potentially doubling customers' mobile data bandwidth.
Canada's Competition Bureau is recommending a multi-million-dollar fine against Rogers Wireless, alleging that the cell phone giant has misled consumers in advertisements for its new discount wireless brand, Chatr.
On the cusp of its one-year anniversary, Canadian wireless startup Wind Mobile has announced its second Google Android-based smartphone, as well as a new promotion allowing users to get two BlackBerry devices for the price of one.
Canadian cell phone operator, Bell Mobility, has doubled the theoretical maximum download speed of its HSPA wireless network to 42Mbps.
Mobilicity, a recent entrant to Canada's cell phone market, launched its 3G wireless network in Edmonton, Alberta today.
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Edited by Jeremy Maddock