Top Canadian stories from the past week, plus other news from around the web

Ian Hardy

May 12, 2013 7:26am

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Below are the top Canadian mobile stories from the past 7 days. In addition, we’ve compiled a list of notable news from around the web.

– Canadians sent 96.5 billion text messages in 2012 [Read here]
– Rogers launches $7.99 / 50MB roaming package for travel to the United States [Read here]
– Mobilicity reportedly can’t find a buyer [Read here]
– Bell and RBC strike deal to launch a mobile payment service [Read here]
– MTS celebrates 25 years of wireless service in Manitoba [Read here]
– Bell planning to launch 3 rugged Sonim push-to-talk devices this year [Read here]
– Nokia Lumia 520 now available on Koodo, TELUS May 17th [Read here]
– Bell Samsung Galaxy SII HD LTE receives Jelly Bean update [Read here]
– TELUS Q1 2013 results: subscriber base jumps to 7.7 million [Read here]
– Bell reports Q1 2013 results: subscriber base jumps 3.6% to 7,672,075 [Read here]
Rogers, Bell and Rogers Galaxy Note finally receives Jelly Bean upgrade [Read here]
– WIND launching the Galaxy S4 on May 14th [Read here]
– J.D. Power says Koodo & SaskTel have the highest Customer Satisfaction [Read here]
– Nokia Music official launch in Canada imminent [Read here]
– WIND Mobile having massive ‘lightly loved’ sale [Read here]
– Contest: Win a TELUS Galaxy S4 [Enter here]
– Contest: Win a TELUS BlackBerry Q10! [Enter here]
– Contest: Win a Bell Samsung Galaxy S4 [Enter here]
– Happy Mother’s Day!

Around the web:
– Motorola XT1058 for AT&T hits the FCC, could be XFON related [Engadget]
– Nokia announces the Lumia 928 [Engadget]
– BBC Watchdog to investigate Samsung Galaxy S 4 internal storage claims [Android & Me]
– Unannounced BlackBerry R10 Gets Leaked Gesture Tutorial Video [BerryReview]