Wind cuts U.S. roaming rate down to $15 per month, unlimited

If you're heading south of the Canada-U.S. border any time soon, Wind Mobile has a proposition for you - a $15 per month fee for unlimited data, voice, and text anywhere across the

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Candice So

What to expect from the wireless spectrum auction

The government is set for another round of auctioning, selling off licenses for blocks of spectrum to the telecommunications companies serving customers across Canada. With 11 companies set to bid in Tuesday's auction, we've

Published on: January 13th, 2014 Candice So

Federal government to set rules on domestic roaming rates

The federal government is introducing new legislation to cap domestic wireless roaming rates, responding to allegations that the Big Three – Rogers Communications Inc., BCE Inc., and Telus Corp. – are overcharging their

Published on: December 18th, 2013 Candice So

Telco services provider Edge Communications coming to Canada

A new telecommunications service is setting up shop in Canada - one that will provide not just broadband, local, and long-distance telephone connections, but also phone branch exchange (PBX), unified communications, and IT

Published on: October 21st, 2013 Candice So

Consumer rights group wants a Wireless Code

Consumer rights group the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) is pushing for the creation of a comprehensive “Wireless Code” that it claims could solve many of the aggravating problems that consumers have with

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Carriers botch number porting and double-bill consumers, report says

Canadian mobile service providers heavily promote their ability to easily allow customers to take with them their phone numbers when they switch carriers. However, a recent report by the Commission for Complaints for

Published on: November 9th, 2010 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

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

Ottawa striving hard to hang on to tech talent

Like many Canadian cities, Ottawa hardly escaped unscathed from the 2000 dotcom crash and last year's more recent economic downturn. However, the city is determined to hang onto its IT talent pool and

Published on: February 24th, 2010 Nestor Arellano