CIBC and Telus roll out mobile payments app

About a year and a half after CIBC first announced it was launching a mobile payments app with Rogers Communications Inc., the bank is now doing the same thing for Telus Mobility customers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 4th, 2014 Candice So

Bell customer data leak may lead to more phishing attacks

Bell Canada has suffered a breach of security. According to a company press release that blames an unspecified third party supplier in Ottawa, 22,421 user names and passwords and five valid credit card

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 3rd, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Bell defends ‘Relevant Ads’ program as necessary to compete with Facebook, Google

Bell Canada isn't backing down from its practice of collecting user data for the purposes of targeted advertising in the face of an application made to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC)

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

What to expect from the wireless spectrum auction

The government is set for another round of auctioning, selling off licenses for blocks of spectrum to the telecommunications companies serving customers across Canada. With 11 companies set to bid in Tuesday's auction, we've

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 13th, 2014 Candice So

Guide to wireless roaming in U.S. without ‘bill shock’

If you’re heading to the U.S. over the holidays, you may be considering putting your smartphone on airplane mode for as long as you’re outside Canada. That’s not a bad move, given the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 13th, 2013 Candice So

WorldLynx ties together branches with Canadian-made cloud CRM

When Garry Wood took over as CEO of WorldLynx in October 2010, Bell Canada's largest wireless reseller, he had other top priorities besides an impending implementation of Salesforce.com - but found it tough

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 28th, 2013 Brian Jackson

CRTC to expand home broadband performance tests

Small businesses and home office workers may get solid figures on the real Internet speeds they can expect from providers if the federal telecom regulator gets its way. The Canadian Radio Television and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Rogers reveals cheaper U.S. data roaming plan – what are your other options?

Travelling to the U.S. and resigning yourself to a data-less fate? Unless you turn off your roaming while you’re stateside, it’s completely possible to run up massive data charges through apps that run

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 10th, 2013

Z10 sees best BlackBerry launch day sales ever

How successful was BlackBerry’s big launch day in Canada? Record setting sales if you ask the Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone maker or the carriers, but less impressive if you look to the search engine

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadian Internet throttling is the worst, study shows

A recent international analysis shows that Canadian Internet service providers (ISPs) were doing more connection throttling than anywhere else in the world, according to a post by William Wolfe-Wylie on Canada.com.But the dataset

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Tim Hortons announces free WiFi access

Coffee-addicted Canadians now have one more excuse to slurp down double-doubles and scarf Timbits as they work, with Tim Hortons announcing free WiFi today.A majority of the coffee shops, which have arguably become

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Quebec City: a diamond of the digital age

Quebec City, Canada's second oldest city, has long been recognized for its governmental focus. Since the year 2000, the diversification of its economy (particularly due to the ICT and video game sectors), the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 9th, 2012 Jean-FrancoisFerland

Small firms say Do Not Call List rules ‘unfair and confusing’

Automotive sales and services operator Ilya Pinassi is pretty sure that his publicly-listed citation for breaking federal unsolicited telecommunications rules is all a misunderstanding.It's really more about his service technicians refusing an unreasonable

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 11th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Bell serves up Cisco’s new SMB unified communications products

Bell Canada has partnered with technology giant Cisco Systems Inc. to launch two new unified communications (UC) products designed for small and medium-sized businesses to Canada. The products were launched March 2 at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2011 Harmeet Singh and Jim Duffy