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...

Globalive signs wireless spectrum sharing deal with Telus

Globalive has signed a network and spectrum sharing agreement with Telus to better position itself as a buyer for Freedom Mobile, whose divestiture stands...

LoRaWAN-enabled IoT being used to save Africa’s endangered wildlife from poachers

Volunteering Africa, a South African non-profit organization which works for the preservation of wildlife, has partnered with Abeeway and Actility to create a system...

Blackberry to settle shareholder lawsuit for $165 million

Blackberry has announced that it will settle an eight-year-old shareholder class action lawsuit filed against the company in 2013, accusing it of inflating the...

Canadian government to offer affordable high-speed Internet to low-income families

The government of Canada is launching Connecting Families 2.0 to offer faster speeds and increased data usage for low-income families and seniors

Rogers combines its 5G network with Microsoft Azure to help SMBs enhance customer experience

Rogers and Microsoft have formed a five-year strategic alliance to help enterprise and SMB customers take advantage of hybrid work and 5G-enabled solutions.

Rogers partners with Sheridan College on 5G research

Rogers has entered into a two-year partnership with Sheridan College’s Centre for Mobile Innovation (CMI) to research and develop 5G autonomous vehicle systems. Under the...

Globalive wants to buy Freedom Mobile for $3.75 billion

Globalive Capital, a Canadian private equity firm, has allegedly expressed interest in scooping up Freedom Mobile, the cellphone service provider subsidiary of Shaw Communications,...

Samsung and Telus deploy Canada’s first MCPTX service for emergency responders

Samsung Networks has partnered with Telus to deploy Canada’s first Mission Critical Push-to-X (MCPTX) services to offer richer information to first responders.

Canadian telcos waive long distance connection fees to Ukraine

Canada’s major telecom providers have waived long-distance fees for connections to Ukraine, to allow Canadians to stay in touch with loved ones there

It’s official, OnwardMobility shuts down; no new BlackBerry coming

Anyone hoping beyond hope that, despite recent developments, there still might be a new 5G BlackBerry smartphone with keyboard on its way might as...

Western Cree Tribal Council launches communications and broadcast app for members

Western Cree Tribal Council (WCTC) has launched of a cross-platform mobile app through which it aims to reach out to its member communities to notify them about news, events, programs, services, career opportunities, forms, and important documentation for applications.

Telus launches PureFibre X with Internet speeds of 2.5 Gbps in Edmonton and parts of B.C.

Telus Communications has announced the launch of PureFibre X, a new tier of home Internet with symmetrical upload and download speeds of 2.5 Gbps, in parts of Alberta and British Columbia. 

Telus Business to provide free virtual healthcare service for small businesses 

Telus customers with small business smartphone plans will now be able to access physical and mental health support through Telus Health Virtual Care at no extra cost.

BlackBerry phone with keyboard is not dead

OnwardMobility, the Texas-based firm that picked up the hardware license for BlackBerry smartphones after previous licensee TCL decided to produce its own phone designs...

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