Articles By Tom Li

CRTC’s virtual mobile network approval stirs mixed reactions

The Canadian Radio-Television Telecommunication Commission (CRTC) approved mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) in Canada, but independent operators are not impressed. The new decision announced on April 15 will enable regional providers -- ones

Published on: April 20th, 2021 Tom Li

Telus and Quebec government announce $30 million internet expansion project

Telus and the Quebec government announced a joint $30 million investment to expand high-speed internet access for residents in the Chaudière-Appalaches region. With this new investment unveiled on April 14, Telus says 22,000

Published on: April 15th, 2021 Tom Li

New internet project approved for rural Newfoundland and Labrador

Residents in some rural Newfoundland and Labrador will soon have access to faster internet thanks to a new CA$1.379 million collaboration between the federal government and Bell Canada announced today. Come November, 1,184

Published on: April 12th, 2021 Tom Li

New internet project approved for rural Newfoundland and Labrador

Residents in some rural Newfoundland and Labrador will soon have access to faster internet thanks to a new CA$1.379 million collaboration between the federal government and Bell Canada announced today. Come November, 1,184

Published on: April 10th, 2021 Tom Li

LG closes its smartphone business

LG closed its mobile division after months of speculation. The South Korean telecommunications hardware manufacturer announced on April 5 that it's starting to wind down its mobile business unit, as per an approved

Published on: April 5th, 2021 Tom Li

Rogers expands eligibility for low-cost internet program

Rogers today expanded the eligibility of its affordable internet access program to include Canadians enrolled in Ontario Works, the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS). The announcement builds upon

Published on: March 10th, 2021 Tom Li

P.E.I to adopt Telus Health’s electronic medical record system

Prince Edward Island will spend CA$8.4 million to deploy Telus Health’s electronic medical record (EMR) solution to unify medical record-keeping for community-based medical practices across the province. The new EMR aims to consolidate

Published on: March 2nd, 2021 Tom Li

Samsung devices to receive four years of security updates, one more than Pixel phones

Samsung has vowed to deliver at least four years of security updates to its Z, S, Note, A, XCover and Tab series Android devices, beating even Google’s own Pixel phones. Users have long

Published on: February 23rd, 2021 Tom Li

Telesat to receive $400 million investment from Quebec

Telesat, a Canadian satellite operator, has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the government of Quebec for a CA$400 million investment. The planned funding announced Feb. 18 will go towards building

Published on: February 23rd, 2021 Tom Li

British Columbia receives $6.7 million project to improve internet connectivity

The Canadian government announced a CA$6.7 million fund for Telus Communications to bring its PureFibre internet service to rural residents of British Columbia. Announced today by Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender

Published on: February 18th, 2021 Tom Li

Panasonic announces rugged Toughbook FZ-A3 tablet

Panasonic recently announced its Toughbook FZ-A3 10.1-inch ruggedized tablet as part of its Productivity+ solutions. Designed for military, warehouse, EMT, and transportation workers, the new FZ-A3 tablet is the fourth product in Panasonic’s

Published on: February 18th, 2021 Tom Li

Telesat contracts Thales Alenia Space to build satellite broadband

Canadian satellite operator Telesat selected Thales Alenia Space as its choice manufacturer for Lightspeed, Telesat’s low earth orbit (LEO) broadband satellite constellation. The Lightspeed constellation will comprise 298 low earth orbit (LEO) satellites

Published on: February 10th, 2021 Tom Li

Telus and Google Cloud ink 10-year collaboration deal

Telus and Google Cloud have joined together to create digital transformation solutions under a new 10-year agreement. Announced on Feb. 9, Telus is looking to enhance its key business segments with Google’s help.

Published on: February 10th, 2021 Tom Li

Government funded high-speed internet coming to rural Niagara region

More than 300 rural Niagara households will soon have access to better internet thanks to three new projects funded through the Universal Broadband Fund’s Rapid Response stream. Announced on Feb. 8 by Minister

Published on: February 8th, 2021 Tom Li

Telus International becomes largest IPO in Toronto Stock Exchange’s history

Telus International stock rose by 30 per cent on the first day of trading after detaching itself from its former parent company Telus Corp. The stock began trading on the New York and

Published on: February 4th, 2021 Tom Li