OpenMedia kicks off global petition campaign for net neutrality

OpenMedia.ca is launching a week-long campaign, aiming to get people to sign a petition supporting net neutrality - the concept that Internet service providers should treat all Internet traffic equally, without giving any

Published on: September 8th, 2014 Candice So

4 common misconceptions with CASL

July was CASL's first month in effect, and it's been generating a lot of discussion and reactions.  With so much discussion around the new legislation, a couple of misunderstandings have grown to become

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Monica Goyal

How the CRTC will enforce CASL

With Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) coming into force on July 1, the federal government has been sharing its pointers on how businesses can avoid sending spam - and how they can avoid warnings

Published on: June 9th, 2014 Candice So

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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

Published on: May 1st, 2013 Ashley Huffman