Telus set to launch first 4G, Gingerbread devices in Canada

Telus Mobility has announced plans to launch its first smartphone supporting up to 21 Mpbs download speeds within the next two months.The phone is the Samsung Galaxy S Fascinate 4G, which is nearly

Published on: March 11th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: Telus launches HSPA network in Canada

Telus announced this week the doubling of its wireless network speed to 42 mbps. That's good enough for a 4G network classificaition, the carrier says.You can read the coverage on ITBusiness.ca in Nestor

Published on: February 10th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Telus tweaks HSPA network to 4G standards

A new dual cell (DC) upgrade to Telus' HSPA (high speed packet access) network bumps up the networks' capability to support download speeds of up to 42 megabits per second (mbps) and uploads

Published on: February 10th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Bell Canada ranks first in cell phone complaints tally

The Commission for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS), an organization funded by the telecom industry to resolve complaints against companies in the space, released a report last week indicating that billing errors and

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Motorola i1 gives Push To Talk users a smartphone option

Businesses that outfit field workers with push to talk (PTT) phones now have the option of issuing a touch screen smartphone to employees, with the Motorola i1 from Telus Mobility.The i1 is powered

Published on: October 19th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Telus Smart Hub offers wireless freedom at a price

When you wanted to just plug in to a wall and create an instant WiFi network with broadband Internet and voice calling, there used to be just one game in town.But now Rogers’

Published on: August 24th, 2010 Brian Jackson

iPhone 4 launches in Canada July 30, burdened by ‘Antennagate’

In Friday's hotly-anticipated Apple press conference, CEO Steve Jobs talked plenty about the iPhone 4 and its attenuating circumstances. Jobs revealed Canada will get the iPhone 4 July 30, and free Bumper cases

Published on: July 20th, 2010 Lex Friedman

HTC Desire leads charge of Telus’ Android lineup

Telus Mobility will launch the HTC Desire, a new touch screen smartphone powered by Google Android, as part of its “back to school” campaign.Canadian media pawed at the Android 2.1 device at Telus'

Published on: July 19th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Canadian wireless firms cruise comfortably along

The new crop of mobile service providers seems to have buoyed the Canadian mobile sector, experts note.While oil and gas companies - traditional standard bearers - took a beating last year, the telecom

Published on: June 28th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Wind Mobile chief upbeat about firm’s future

Wind Mobile CEO Ken Campbell believes his new wireless company is ushering Canadian mobile users into a new era.Wind Mobile, he says, will thrive because it is meeting some critical needs of mobile

Published on: June 15th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Telus launches e-health system that talks to medical devices

Telus Corp. has launched a Web-based electronic health records management service accessible by customers and members of 12 partner groups, the Calgary-based firm announced Monday.Canadians given access to the Health Space system will

Published on: June 2nd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Motorola Backflip serves up social media with unique form factor

If you consider yourself the ultimate social media junkie, Motorola may have the smartphone for you.The Backflip offered up on the Telus Mobility network is one of three Motorola smartphones on the market

Published on: May 26th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Globalive CEO slams Big Three for Canada’s wireless woes

While it's been a "pretty cozy ride" for the three major providers in Canada's mobile market – Rogers, Bell and Telus – consumers have consistently got the short end of the stick, according

Published on: April 16th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Rogers eases roaming pain with new data plans

Rogers Communications Inc. is offering a new data plan that may take the sting out using your smartphone when travelling south of the border.Canadians who often find themselves travelling to the U.S. for

Published on: February 26th, 2010 Brian Jackson