Backstage with Gary Semplonius, VP of business mobility at Bell [Technicity]

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Gigabit fibre could be the key enabler for the Internet of Things in Canada

In June, Bell Canada announced a $1.1 billion plan to install high-speed "Gigabit Fibe" throughout Toronto as part of its $20 billion plan to connect individuals and businesses in Canadian cities to gigabit-speed internet by 2020.

Published on: December 4th, 2015 David Hamilton

North America’s fourth-ranked smartphone maker is probably not who you think it is

You'd be forgiven for not knowing much about ZTE Corporation. The multinational telecom equipment manufacturer, based in Shenzhen, China, or the country's own Silicon Valley (the birthplace of fellow Chinese phone maker Huawei), has

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Dave Yin

Bell launches ZTE Grand X View tablet

Bell Mobility and VNOC Virgin Mobile have announced the availability of ZTE’s newest tablet computer, the Grand X View, starting this week. The tablet is an evolution of ZTE’s Grand X2 smartphone, launched

Published on: September 25th, 2015 Dave Webb

Canadian wireless users demand high performance from carriers

Canadians are more likely to be satisfied with the legacy wireless carrier in their region, and poor network performance makes them more likely to switch carriers. These are among the findings of J.D.

Published on: June 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

A look ahead at Sony Mobile’s Xperia Z2 smartphone

Sony Mobile has revealed its new smartphone and tablet offerings aimed at the high-end consumer - and in a media briefing on Tuesday, we saw that while the new Xperia Z2 phone and

Published on: April 16th, 2014 Candice So

Wind cuts U.S. roaming rate down to $15 per month, unlimited

If you're heading south of the Canada-U.S. border any time soon, Wind Mobile has a proposition for you - a $15 per month fee for unlimited data, voice, and text anywhere across the

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Candice So

Wind Mobile drops out of 700 MHz spectrum auction

Wind Mobile has confirmed it’s dropping out of Tuesday’s wireless spectrum auction, leaving just 10 bidders to vie for the licenses to operate within the coveted 700 megahertz spectrum. One day before the

Published on: January 13th, 2014 Candice So

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

Published on: January 13th, 2014 Candice So

Bell joins global M2M group, gains more traction in Europe

Bell Canada Enterprises Inc. has joined the Global M2M Association, making it the first Canadian wireless carrier to join the association that supports machine to machine (M2M) deployments worldwide. M2M deployments allow machines

Published on: November 6th, 2013 Candice So

BlackBerry Q10 hits Canadian stores

The first new BlackBerry with a physical QWERTY keyboard released in two years hit store shelves in Canada today, in the same week that BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins predicted selling "10s of millions"

Published on: May 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Bell Mobility to distribute mobile forms app from TrueContext

Ottawa company TrueContext Mobile Solutions Corp. has inked a distribution deal with Bell Mobility for its paperless business forms app.The firm's flagship ProntoForms app allows businesses to create andmanage virtual forms, collect data

Published on: August 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Hands on with Motorola Atrix HD LTE

Motorola has debuted its Atirx HD LTE smartphone, set for release in Canada later this summer.A sequel to last year's Motorola Atrix, this model sports a larger, HD screen and connects to a

Published on: July 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Motorla Atrix 4G: high-end phone without high-end price

The original Motorola Atrix, announced at the beginning of this year, was one of the first dual-core phones on a 4G network (AT&T's HSPA+ network in the U.S.). With the introduction of the

Published on: November 2nd, 2011 Armando Rodriguez