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SpaceX partners with T-Mobile to provide cellular service across the entire U.S.

SpaceX has partnered with T-Mobile in its first major step towards ending cellular dead zones, SpaceX chief-executive officer Elon Musk and T-Mobile CEO Mike...

More from Samsung Unpacked 2022

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 stole the show at Unpacked 2022 (rightfully so, it looked gorgeous), but it wasn’t the only thing Samsung...

Correction: Telus requests CRTC permission to add a surcharge to credit card payments

Telecommunications giant Telus has requested permission from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to add a 1.5 per cent surcharge to the bills...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 hands-on

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 5G smartphone, with its iconic bendy screen, dropped at Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2022 on Aug. 10. I was lucky...

Hardware vendor differences led to Rogers outage, says Rogers CTO

Rogers chief executive officer Tony Staffieri today appeared alongside Ron McKenzie, the company's newly appointed chief technology officer, before the House of Commons Standing...

More conditions may be imposed on telcos as result of Rogers outage, says government

The federal government may impose more conditions on telecommunications providers to improve their resiliency as the investigation into the huge July 8 Rogers outage...

Calgary primed, ready for what it thinks will be a massive tech boom

There is only word to describe the current Calgary tech scene – booming. That was evident last month at Collision 2022 in Toronto, and...

Public explanation of Rogers outage has lots of blanks

Rogers Communications has filed a 39-page reply to questions from the Canadian telecommunications regulator about the unprecedented outage of its internet and wireless network,...

Rogers names new CTO after masssive network failure

Rogers Communications has named a new chief technology officer, just two weeks after its massive network outage on July 8 that left millions of...

Bell’s Fibe trademark challenged in Federal Court

SkyChoice Communications, a provider of television, telephone and Internet services operating in many Canadian provinces, is challenging the use of the Fibe trademark by...

ISED grants advance contract to SamKnows to measure fixed wireless internet speeds in Canada

Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada has awarded an advance contract, which provides notice that the agency intends to retain a pre-selected supplier...

CRTC orders Rogers to explain its network failure

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has ordered Rogers Communications to provide a “comprehensive explanation” of the network outage that occurred on July...

Champagne orders telcos to produce clear resiliency plan in 60 days

The national outage of telecom services that millions of Canadians experienced in the last few days is “unacceptable -- full stop,” federal Minister of...

Class actions filed in Quebec against Rogers following last Friday’s outage

Montreal law firm LPC Avocat has requested authorization to file a class action against telecommunications giant Rogers Communications following the outage of its network...

Interac outage exacerbated by poor network design, says expert

With files from Paul Barker The massive Rogers network outage on July 8 took down the Interac payment system, forcing Canadian merchants to turn away...

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