Canadian carriers to create stolen cell phone blacklist

In a move to ward off government regulation, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) will start checking that any new phone authorized on a network hasn’t been reported as stolen, it announced today.Any

Published on: November 8th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Mobilicity to sell phones at Loblaw’s locations

Toronto-based wireless carrier Mobilicity will have its cell phones sold next to groceries on the shelves of Loblaw Companies Ltd., the firm announced today.Mobilicity's handsets will be sold in Loblaw's Prepaid Cell Phones

Published on: September 4th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Public Mobile launches unlimited music download service

Public Mobile, one of the new entrants to the Canadian cell phone carrier space, announced today an unlimited music download service available to its customers using Android smartphones.Dubbed Siren, the Toronto-based firm is

Published on: August 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

How to buy the right iPad 2 model

Maybe last year, the iPad seemed too new and exotic to be on your holiday wish list. Maybe you were hesitant to buy the first generation of a new type of device. Maybe

Published on: November 28th, 2011 Philip Michaels

Your wireless carrier as Big Brother

Like a lot of cell phone users, you may be wondering just what your wireless company knows about you. Can it see what kinds of apps you're running on your phone and where

Published on: May 31st, 2011 Mark Sullivan

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: Wind Mobile opens its doors

Happy first birthday to Wind Mobile. It was one year ago this week that the firm became Canada's fourth national wireless carrier, shaking up the mobile scene with unlimited plans, no contracts, and

Published on: December 14th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Why you’ll need a bigger belt size with Wi-Max

The dream of the ultimate do-it-all device is dead thanks to Wi-Max, says Toronto-based QuickPlay Media Inc. co-founder Wayne Purboo.In fact Wi-Max – the 4G communications platform that promises five times the bandwidth

Published on: May 23rd, 2008 Brian Jackson