First 5G smartphone shown off at Mobile World Congress

ZTE may have announced the most future forward smartphone yet, but it's still a ways away from being possible in Canada. The Gigabit Phone, the world's first 5G smartphone, was revealed by the

Published on: March 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Report finds Canada’s big three offer near-identical mobile service [infographic]

Rogers Communications Inc., Bell Canada, and Telus Corp.'s dominance of Canada's mobile market might be a key reason the average Canadian's wireless fees are among the highest in the world, but at least

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

CRTC declares broadband Internet a basic service

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has declared broadband Internet a basic telecommunications service for all regions across Canada, and set new speed targets for Internet and mobile services available to Canadians. In

Published on: December 22nd, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Bell, Rogers received fewer complaints than usual this year – CCTS

For the third year in a row the number of complaints filed by Canadian telecom customers has dropped, according to the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS). In its 2015 - 2016

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Alex Radu

Here’s what to expect from this week’s CRTC hearings

This week might decide the future of how - and which - Internet companies conduct their business in Canada. From Monday Oct. 31 to Friday Nov. 4, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

Published on: November 1st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Telus trains drone pilots to conduct cell tower maintenance

It was a cold, crisp Alberta winter day and Jason DeHetre, national manager of planning and engineering at Telus Corp., looked from the frozen iPad in his hands to the drone hovering hundreds

Published on: October 28th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Rogers CEO Guy Laurence to step down immediately, be replaced by former Telus CEO

Rogers Communications Inc. CEO Guy Laurence has suddenly left the company, it was announced this morning, without an explanation for why he stepped down. The Globe and Mail noted that last month Laurence

Published on: October 17th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Speed tests indicate Rogers offers fastest broadband Internet, Bell fastest mobile

Seattle-based network analysis firm Ookla released its latest Canadian Speedtest report this week ranking the country's mobile and Internet service providers (ISPs), and the results are clear: Rogers Communications Inc. offers the fastest

Published on: August 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canada Speedtest results reveal fastest ISP, wireless service in your city

Rogers offers the fastest fixed line broadband speeds available in Canada, and Bell Mobility tops wireless download speeds on average, according to a new report based on data from Ookla's Speedtest Intelligence. The

Published on: August 24th, 2016 Brian Jackson

SureTap’s demise was sealed when Apple refused to cooperate: COO

The mobile wallet solution built by Canada's three major carriers will be shutting down on Aug. 26, according to SureTap's website, and the firm's chief operating officer says Apple Inc.'s limitations on developers

Published on: July 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

How Telus boosted employee engagement with help from a video game

If you don' t think that having your employees spend time playing a speed-skating video game competitively on a weekly basis is the path to improved company culture and better productivity, then prepare

Published on: June 3rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

Your mobile apps are straining Canada’s wireless networks, J.D. Power says

Apparently Canada's leading wireless carriers would like fewer of us to check Facebook on our smartphones every morning. Thanks in part to our increased use of data-heavy mobile apps, a full 10 per

Published on: May 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

What would Bell’s acquisition of MTS mean for customers?

Bell Canada owner BCE Inc.'s bid to purchase Manitoba telecom provider Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) could lead to better service according to one industry analyst, but higher prices according to another. Mark Goldberg,

Published on: May 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Telus subsidiary Koodo comes out on top in mobile customer satisfaction survey

Telus Corp. subsidiary Koodo Mobile is already known for touting the superiority of its customer service over competitors in its ads, but now the budget cell service provider really has something to brag

Published on: April 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood