Bell has added another tablet to their arsenal today. As expected, the Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 tablet is available for a low $179.95 no-term, or $29.95 on a 2-year contract. This is the third Alcatel device Bell has released in the past of - the others were the OneTouch Idol X and OneTouch Idol mini smartphones. As
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Montreal subway currently testing underground wireless service, will go live ‘as soon as the tests are successful’
Late last year the Société de transport de Montreal (STM), Bell, Rogers, TELUS and Videotron announced that they’d come together to bring cell service to the subway system (3G, 4G and LTE). The initiative would cost around $50 million and be “divided into five phases that should be completed within a period of five to
HTC recently unveiled Sense 6.0 with the new HTC One M8. During the official launch, Jason Mackenzie, president of HTC North America, said the HTC One and HTC One Mini will receive an update to Android 4.4.2 with Sense 6.0 sometime “this spring,” and also promised both devices will be upgraded to the latest version
Motorola is rumoured to be coming out with a refresh of the Moto X with the “Moto X +1.” The branding appeared online last week and if true we will most likely this flagship come to Canada. Some additional details have popped up and it seems it’ll follow a similar path of being highly customized.
Regional carrier MTS has finally offered their customers a device trade-in program. Most Canadian carriers have had this for years and now MTS has officially introduced “My Trade-In.” The service is actually made possible by US-based Phobio and gives the option for MTS customers to trade-in their old and unused device for a credit towards
During the turmoil of 2013, BlackBerry announced it would not be holding its annual BlackBerry Live conference in 2014, instead opting “to continue with an engaging lineup of smaller, targeted events taking place all around the world.” The Waterloo-based company has already been on the road in Paris and most recently in New York with its “BlackBerry Experience”
Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Below is an overview of the top stories from the past week (April 6th to April 12th). In addition, we’ve also assembled a few notable mobile related news from around the web
A repeat of the past couple years has occurred once again. When Samsung Canada released the Galaxy SIII in 2012 and Galaxy S4 in 2013 many carriers offered up a $50 credit to those who were unable to find one. The reasons were caused by low inventory as both devices were in “high demand.” The
WIND Mobile recently revamped their monthly price plans and included “a plethora of new unlimited options.” The carrier increased its two entry-level rate plans by $5/month, now $25 and $35. According to a post on RedFlagDeals, WIND Mobile will be launching a new promo for $39/month that will include the U.S. roaming add-on. This add-on
TELUS customers in Quebec could potentially see a $15 credit appear on their bill in the near future. According to a report in the CBC, plus the full court doc below, the Honourable Marie-Anne Paquette of the Quebec Superior Court ruled that TELUS changed the terms and conditions of the wireless contract of 177,425 customers