Telus acquiring Enode to boost security

Telus Corp. is strengthening its security offerings by buying a Quebec City-based risk management consulting firm it has been a partner with for many years. The telecommunications company said this morning it will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

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

3 ways Telus improved its employee engagement

About six years ago, Telus Corp. was having a problem. It was having trouble keeping its employees engaged at its company. In 2007, an internal survey of about 4,000 employees showed only about

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2013 Candice So

Public Mobile: timeline of carrier’s beginnings to its end

Public Mobile was acquired yesterday by Telus Mobility in a deal given the federal government's stamp of approval by Minister of Industry James Moore. A new entrant to the wireless market that launched

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Telus buys Public Mobile in government approved deal

The new entrant wireless carrier that once said it would come out of any market consolidation as a buyer - not a seller - has been acquired today by Burnaby, B.C.-based Telus Corp.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

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

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"

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

Telus now accepting HTC One pre-orders for Apr. 18th launch

Mobile carrier Telus is now accepting pre-orders for the HTC One, the latest Android smartphone from HTC, with a ship date of April 18th. The phone can be pre-ordered for $149 on a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

‘4G’ joins ‘HD’ as meaningless marketing label

If you’re a marketer, the temptation of adding two letters to your product or service description that is immediately associated as “good” in the mind of consumers is just too irresistible. That’s why

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 9th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Motorola Milestone vs. Nokia N97 – two future-proof phones face off

If new flagship smartphones from a couple of the world's leading mobile manufacturers are any indication, 2010 will see an even more hotly-contested marketplace than 2009. Nokia Corp.'s N97 smartphone is being prized

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 29th, 2009 Brian Jackson