Long distance toll fraud on the rise: complaints commissioner

Canada's Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) yesterday urged small and medium sized businesses to monitor their private branch exchange (PBXs) for suspicious activities following a resurgence of complaints about long distance

Published on: November 7th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

A review of Videotron’s new cell phone plans

Quebecor’s Videotron launched its Wireless network recently (Sept 9) and we took the opportunity to review its cell phone plans which they recently introduced. Unlike the new entrants, Wind Mobile, Mobilicity and Public

Published on: October 11th, 2010 Yale Holder

How much data do I need on my cell phone plan?

 Smart phones combine cell phone and Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) functions in one unit.  If you require e-mail and access to your calendar when on the go then a smart phone is appropriate

Published on: September 3rd, 2010 Kye Husbands

Carriers must stop letting down wireless dealers

With the recent entry of small wireless service providers, dealers have emerged as key differentiators for incumbent mobile carriers. But a recent survey by analyst firm IDC Canada, indicates that there's widespread dissatisfaction

Published on: August 12th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

5 important things to know about Canadian cell phone plans

 The Canadian cell phone industry is confusing and difficult to understand. When comparing plans you have to deal with calling circle plans, specified evenings and weekend minutes, “anytime” minutes – it’s all so

Published on: August 5th, 2010 Yale Holder

Top 5 killer apps for 4G

Imagine sitting on the grass in a shady park, watching flawless high-definition television on your connected tablet. Imagine pausing the program and switching over to a video call from your mother. Wireless carriers

Published on: May 7th, 2010 Paul Kapustka

iPad will rewrite Canadian wireless pricing – cheap AT&T-like rates must come here, too

By Carmi Levy, independent technology analyst and journalist The clock is now ticking. Apple’s iPad hits U.S. retailers April 3rd and migrates north of the border sometime before the end of the month.

Published on: March 9th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Wind Mobile employees do ‘random acts of kindness’ while awaiting CRTC verdict

Wind Mobile is sending 400 of its employees out to help charities and buy strangers coffee instead of laying them off while it waits to see if it can operate in Canada.The new

Published on: November 27th, 2009 Brian Jackson