Bell teams up with Huawei to successfully test 5G in Ontario

Huawei and Bell Canada want to bring Canadians living in rural communities 5G internet by spring 2018. The two companies conducted trial runs of Wireless to the Home (WTTH) technolgoy in Orangeville, Feversham

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Data breach at Bell Canada, most Android apps aren’t ready for GDPR

Bell Canada suffers a data breach, more than half of Android apps don't follow the new EU data protection regulations, and Elon Musk isn’t getting paid unless Tesla is massively successful. First from

Published on: January 24th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Bell acknowledges data breach

Bell Canada has acknowledged hackers have accessed personal information of what it has told CBC News are less than 100,000 customers. The telco says information accessed included names, email addresses, account user names

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Howard Solomon

Bell Canada says it’s been hacked, apologizes to customers

Bell Canada says its customer subscriber database has been hacked, with the exposure of almost 2 million email addresses, 1,700 customer names and/or telephone numbers. “There is no indication that any financial, password

Published on: May 16th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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

Bell’s MTS acquisition approved by federal regulators

BCE Inc. will be able to acquire Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. under the $3.9 billion deal the telecommunication carriers made last year, after federal regulators gave the transaction the green light, according to

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Gigabit fibre could be the key enabler for the Internet of Things in Canada

In June, Bell Canada announced a $1.1 billion plan to install high-speed "Gigabit Fibe" throughout Toronto as part of its $20 billion plan to connect individuals and businesses in Canadian cities to gigabit-speed internet by 2020.

Published on: December 4th, 2015 David Hamilton

Bell continues to receive most complaints of any carrier, is least improved

Once again, Bell Canada has made it the top of the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services’ (CCTS) naughty list. In its 2014-15 Report, Making the Tough Calls, the CCTS ranks Canadian carriers

Published on: December 4th, 2015 Bryan Dearsley

Samsung brings massive 18.4” TV-streaming Galaxy View tablet to Canada

It doesn’t seem like that long ago that 13” televisions were common, and 20” was considered big. Samsung Canada is busting convention with the Galaxy View, an 18.4” tablet device optimized for streaming

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canadian wireless prices rising at 3X inflation: Report

Feel like your wireless bill is growing faster than your pay cheque? Well, you’re right. And a new report sheds light on just how fast our smartphone bills are skyrocketing. The 2015 Wall

Published on: July 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Bell bringing Gigabit Fibe to Toronto homes & businesses with $1.14 billion investment

TORONTO – Calling it the most historic day in Bell Canada’s 135-year history in Toronto, the telecom giant announced Thursday it will bring gigabit Internet service to 1.1 million homes and businesses across

Published on: June 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Telus’ big data marketing done with customer privacy intact

For many organizations the promise of big data is the ability to deliver the right tailored offer to customers at the right time. But experts say it has to be done in a way

Published on: June 2nd, 2015 Howard Solomon

Bell kills Relevant Ads Program over privacy concerns

Bell has completed a total climb down on a controversial advertising program that raised the ire of privacy advocates and the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, and is currently being examined by the Candian Radio-television

Published on: April 13th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Bell will comply with Privacy Commissioner on advertising opt-in

Following an investigation by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada into an advertising program that uses customer data to deliver highly targeted advertising, Bell will comply with the recommendation for a more transparent opt-in

Published on: April 7th, 2015 Jeff Jedras