Execs break their own rules when it comes to mobile policy

As awareness of the security risks around corporate mobile devices grow, the number of Canadian companies employing mobile device management (MDM) tools has jumped. However, a recent survey indicates that the leading violators

Published on: May 20th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Big carriers up the ante on small business support

When Brad Tunnard wanted to create an online presence for his Toronto-based contracting business, he called tech support. The owner and operator of BT Contracting knows a lot about drywall repairs and basement

Published on: May 18th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: A closer look at LTE technology

Rogers Communications Inc. announced it will be the first Canadian carrier to launch a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in 2011 yesterday, delivering the 4G wireless service to Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Ottawa

Published on: April 28th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi expected in Canada April 8

A Wi-Fi only version of Canada's first Android Honeycomb tablet and iPad-competitor Motorola Xoom will be launched in April, according to Motorola Mobiliity Canada.The Xoom boasts a 10.1-inch touch screen display and is

Published on: March 21st, 2011 Brian Jackson

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