ZTE releases a foldable smartphone

Smartphone innovation has tended to sit pretty much on size of screen, thinnest and just this year bezelless design. But ZTE, a Chinese multi-national conglomerate in the telco sector, is introducing a foldable,

Published on: October 24th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

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

Chinese firms make prominent bid for western smartphone market at CES

They might be giants in China, but neither ZTE Corp. nor Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. are household names in Canada, despite ZTE being North America's fourth-largest smartphone maker (behind Samsung, Apple and LG)

Published on: January 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

North America’s fourth-ranked smartphone maker is probably not who you think it is

You'd be forgiven for not knowing much about ZTE Corporation. The multinational telecom equipment manufacturer, based in Shenzhen, China, or the country's own Silicon Valley (the birthplace of fellow Chinese phone maker Huawei), has

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Dave Yin

Bell launches ZTE Grand X View tablet

Bell Mobility and VNOC Virgin Mobile have announced the availability of ZTE’s newest tablet computer, the Grand X View, starting this week. The tablet is an evolution of ZTE’s Grand X2 smartphone, launched

Published on: September 25th, 2015 Dave Webb

Public Mobile: timeline of carrier’s beginnings to its end

Public Mobile was acquired yesterday by Telus Mobility in a deal given the federal government's stamp of approval by Minister of Industry James Moore. A new entrant to the wireless market that launched

Published on: October 24th, 2013 Brian Jackson

New entrants should ‘check their egos,’ says Public Mobile CEO

The new entrants to Canada’s wireless carrier industry have held conversations about possible mergers, according to Public Mobile CEO Alex Krstajic.Those talks have always fallen apart in the end, though, he says. Public

Published on: August 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

First Windows ‘Mango’ phone waterproof, has 13 MP camera

The first smartphone based on the new "Mango" edition of Microsoft's Windows Phone platform was unveiled on Wednesday in Tokyo.The phone is the first of several handsets due over the next few months,

Published on: July 27th, 2011 Martyn Williams

RIM continues slide in eyes of mobile analysts

Another quarter ended with Research in Motion missing from IDC's ranking of Top 5 worldwide mobile phone makers as the Canadian manufacturer continues to face growing competition, much of it from lesser-known companies

Published on: May 2nd, 2011 Matt Hamblen