Federal government to set rules on domestic roaming rates

The federal government is introducing new legislation to cap domestic wireless roaming rates, responding to allegations that the Big Three – Rogers Communications Inc., BCE Inc., and Telus Corp. – are overcharging their

Published on: December 18th, 2013 Candice So

Telus customers want to keep data within Canadian borders

What role does Telus Corp., one of the major telecommunications providers in the country, play in contributing towards our cybersecurity defences? The answer to that question is in the video below, by Daniel

Published on: December 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadian SMBs quicker to adopt cloud, but future is still looking a little foggy

Cloud adoption in Canada may be ticking upwards among small businesses, but there may still be a host of barriers that is holding the industry back. In an IT World Canada survey of

Published on: November 18th, 2013 Candice So

CRTC to expand home broadband performance tests

Small businesses and home office workers may get solid figures on the real Internet speeds they can expect from providers if the federal telecom regulator gets its way. The Canadian Radio Television and

Published on: November 13th, 2013 Howard Solomon

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

Published on: October 24th, 2013 Candice So

Rogers fastest wireless network in Canada, PCMag tests show

Canadians typically enjoy faster mobile data speeds than their U.S. counterparts, but are paying more for incumbent carriers Rogers Wireless, Telus Mobility, and Bell Mobility to deliver that service, according to a nationwide

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

CWTA launches blacklist of lost or stolen wireless devices

The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) has built a database reporting the unique numbers on stolen mobile devices, aimed at making smartphones a less attractive target for would-be thieves. Although it launched today,

Published on: October 1st, 2013 Candice So

Telus awards $100,000 grant to business that stinks, literally

Livestock Water Recycling Inc., a company based in Calgary, A.B., has won $100,000 in a contest dedicated to small businesses overcoming challenges. With a Web site describing the company as "having a passion

Published on: September 27th, 2013 Candice So

Telus adds small business plans to its two-year contracts

As Telus Corp.’s two-year plans kick in today, the wireless provider has now launched two-year plans for small businesses, which include shared nationwide minutes, shared data, and some room for roaming for companies

Published on: August 1st, 2013 Candice So

Telus brings in two-year contracts for consumers

Canadians could be reaping the benefits of shorter wireless contracts sooner than expected, as Telus Corp. announced today it is unrolling two-year contracts for its customers. The plans will be available starting July

Published on: July 15th, 2013 Candice So

Wind interested in Mobilicity merger following Telus being blocked

Editor's note: Story updated at 3:16 PM with new comments gathered by reporter Howard Solomon. While Mobilicity says it is reviewing Industry Canada's decision to prevent its acquisition by incumbent Calgary-based carrier Telus Corp.,

Published on: June 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Telus to buy Mobilicity in deal worth $380 million

Several years after a federal government spectrum auction led to the expansion of Canada’s mobile telecommunications industry with several new smaller players entering the market, a period of contraction and consolidation may be

Published on: May 16th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Canadian agencies recognized for Facebook campaigns

Two Canadian advertising agencies are probably getting a lot of "likes" on Facebook today after being recognized at the Facebook Studio Awards. The awards are given out annually (this is the second batch

Published on: April 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Wind, Mobilicity, Public Mobile break from Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association

Three of Canada's new wireless carriers entering the scene since the last spectrum auction have withdrawn from the group that works to represent the industry as a whole, they announced in a joint

Published on: April 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson