4 answers to the most commonly-asked CASL questions

Even though Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is coming into force on July 1, there are still a lot of questions about how the new legislation will work. CASL will change how businesses send

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Candice So

CASL has companies concerned about class-action risk: Adam Kardash

With the rules of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) now finalized and the first phase coming into effect July 1, it's time for businesses to consider how they will need to make changes in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Rogers launching $9.99-a-day data plan for international roaming

Rogers Communications Inc. has launched a new set of international roaming plans – and one of them is a plan for around $9.99 per day for data. In an announcement today, Rogers said

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 15th, 2014 Candice So

Critics say Moore’s digital strategy effort falls short

It was a long time in the making, and it wasn't worth the wait. That's the general sentiment expressed by several critics of Minister of Industry James Moore's Digital Canada 150 plan. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 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

3 key things you should know about CASL

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will be coming into force July 1, meaning businesses will have to watch what kinds of electronic messages they're allowed to send their customers. And here at IT Business.ca,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 1st, 2013 Candice So

Canada’s anti-spam law, all hype or something to watch out for?

We have all been the victims of “spam” at some point in our lives. It is almost daily that we receive some form of unsolicited e-mail message attempting to get us to buy

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 20th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Telus adds small business plans to its two-year contracts

As Telus Corp.’s two-year plans kick in today, the wireless provider has now launched two-year plans for small businesses, which include shared nationwide minutes, shared data, and some room for roaming for companies

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2013 Candice So

Telus brings in two-year contracts for consumers

Canadians could be reaping the benefits of shorter wireless contracts sooner than expected, as Telus Corp. announced today it is unrolling two-year contracts for its customers. The plans will be available starting July

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2013 Candice So

CRTC issues wireless code that caps roaming charges, cancellation fees

Editor's note: Updated with comments from Rogers Communications at 2:37 PM ET. After hearing from the public in an online consultation last year and a public hearing in February, the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Who will disrupt the Netflix model in Canada?

I recently went online to buy one of my favorite television series "La Femme Nikita", Season 5 (circa 2001). With it not being streamable on Netflix, I looked to Amazon and iTunes. Unfortunately due to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Consumer rights group wants a Wireless Code

Consumer rights group the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) is pushing for the creation of a comprehensive “Wireless Code” that it claims could solve many of the aggravating problems that consumers have with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Data roaming bill limit needed, consumer watchdog says

You don't really understand the meaning of the phrase “bill shock” until you rack up a huge cell phone bill while on an international trip due to roaming charges.Outrageous bills after what may

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 10th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Five ways to tell it’s spam

With what some have called the toughest anti-spam legislation in the world expected to finally come into force next year after having been originally passed in December 2010, small businesses should ensure they're

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2012 Jeff Jedras