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Rogers investing $450 million into British Columbia to improve its LTE network

Rogers invested a massive $3.29 billion during the 700Mhz spectrum auction and captured 22 valuable ‘beachfront’ licences. Wireless service has already gone live in select parts of Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto. Rogers recently announced that they’ll be dropping down $450 million into British Columbia to improve its wireless network. The money will be spread out

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TELUS has a ‘urine-activated experiential installation’

World Cup fever is well on its way. Many Canadians will be heading to the local bar to cheer on their team and TELUS has unzipped a new campaign that gives you the power. TELUS has outfitted a number of mens washrooms in Toronto with a “urine-activated experiential installation that promotes the reliability of the

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Additional details of eBBM and BBM Protected arrive online

BlackBerry is on the cusp of unveiling eBBM suite of products. This will not only provide another revenue stream for the company, but give its enterprise customers additional security when using the messaging platform. While the company has been relatively silent on the features and monthly subscription price, it did show a quick demo of how

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Fitbit currently developing an app for Windows Phone 8.1

If you have a Windows Phone and use the Fitbit activity tracker you’ll be pleased by this news. A post on the company forum, Fitbit declared they are “developing an application for Windows Phone 8.1. Thank you for all your feedback and support!” Unfortunately there is no indication as to when the app will be live.

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Facebook Messenger updated with Big Likes and ability to send videos

Facebook recently reported that 19 million Canadians visit the social network on a monthly basis, with over 15 million of us accessing the site from a mobile device. For those who use Facebook Messenger to keep in touch with friends, family or co-workers, you’ll see an update has arrived for your iOS and Android device that

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HTC One M8 in Amber Gold will be available at Rogers on June 24th

Customers who have been patiently waiting, or who have reserved the flagship Android, will notice that the price of the One M8 has dropped by $50 on a 2-year contract since its release in Canada , down from $229.99 to $179.99 (or $699 on a month-to-month plan).