Top tips to slash your telecom costs while improving service

On the site this week you'll find a story that offers some practical ways to lower IT expenditures by both purchasing and selling used IT hardware. I thought I'd use this blog post

Published on: March 18th, 2009 Ephraim Schwartz

Canadians clamour for wireless messaging and entertainment services

A growing number of young consumers are fuelling Canada's hunger for wireless messaging and entertainment services, but prohibitive pricing packages, lack of content, and a dearth of more sophisticated handsets are putting a

Published on: August 14th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Unhappy with your phone company? Here’s what you do…

Many Canadians don't know there's an independent arbitrator whose job it is to help them resolve grievances against their telephone (wireline or wireless) and Internet service providers. That seems unusual given that the

Published on: August 1st, 2008 Brian Jackson

iPhone launch will “boost” Canada’s wireless services market

When Rogers Communications Inc. makes the Apple iPhone available in Canada later this year, the telecom firm is likely offer up a flat-rate unlimited data plan to customers, industry insiders say. And such

Published on: May 30th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Canadian Telecom Summit: The changing enterprise

John MacDonald, now president of enterprise solutions for MTS Allstream, recalls walking into a customer's office (when he worked for another company, of course) and telling him, “My objective is to exceed your

Published on: June 19th, 2007 Dave Webb

A word with Michael Dell

Arnold Schwarzenegger wasn't the only celeb in town, at least for IT types. Michael Dell direct PC sales king Michael Dell was also in town and put aside some time to talk about

Published on: June 7th, 2007 Dave Webb

Deregulation’s sales job

The Canadian government's recent decision to soon deregulate local phone prices is being sold as a good thing for consumers and for providers.The government – namely Industry Minister Maxime Bernier – is a

Published on: May 14th, 2007 Kevin Restivo

Conserving our white space

With a mandated switch to digital transmission mandated for 2009 in the U.S., tech firms south of the border are pressuring the FCC to leave some of the freed-up radio spectrum unlicensed and

Published on: April 16th, 2007 Dave Webb