Rogers has a plethora of business and have their hands in radio, magazines, TV, home security, internet and also own a number of sports teams. From a wireless perspective they are leading the nation with over 9.4 million subscribers across the Rogers Wireless, Fido and Chatr Wireless brands. Curious what compensation it takes to lead
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Rogers announced its Q1 2014 results today and wireless revenues were 2% lower than last year, coming in at $1.73 billion. The reason for the decline was “pricing changes made over the past year primarily associated with our simplified plans and the introduction in 2013 of lower priced roaming plans.” From a subscriber base perspective,
The latest rumour to hit the web, courtesy of DigiTimes, reveals that Google will release a new tablet sometime in Q3 that will sport an 8-inch display. The name follows the previous Nexus tablets numbering and will go to market as the Nexus 8. One major difference is that the Nexus 8 will reportedly be
Mobilicity, legally known as Data & Audio-Visual Enterprises Holdings Inc., announced a few days ago that after a lengthy bidding process they believe that TELUS is best suited to acquire its spectrum and 165,000 subscribers. The purchase price is set at $350 million and William Aziz, Mobilicity’s Chief Restructuring Officer, stated “I am confident the
The Samsung Galaxy Note helped define the ‘phablet’ and officially launched in Canada on February 14th, 2011. We’ve since seen the Note evolve and include more specs and features, namely to its design and integration with the S Pen. This year, according to a Samsung exec, will be no different. In an interview with Reuters,
Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Below is an overview of the top stories from the past week (April 13th to April 19th). In addition, we’ve also assembled a few notable mobile related news from around the web.
This screenshot could significantly bring truth to the rumours of LG launching the G3 soon. According to this internal doc, courtesy of Bell, the current LG G2 flagship has been placed on the “End of Life” list. This usually means that the current stock is being depleted and “no longer available for ordering.” Bell is
This is it! You’re chance to win a beautiful Samsung Galaxy S5 and a Gear Fit, courtesy of TELUS! This new LTE-enabled flagship runs the latest version of Android (OS 4.4.2 KitKat), has a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED Full HD display (1920×1080, 432ppi), 2.5 Ghz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, built-in heart rate monitor, 16MP camera with
Looks like those rumours of TELUS attempting to once again acquire Mobilicity for $350 million were true. Mobilicity is currently under court protection from its creditors and has been seeking a buyer since last September. The struggling carrier recently auctioned off its spectrum and subscriber base and according to a press release a total of
TELUS recently became Canada’s second largest wireless carrier and ended 2013 with 7,807,000 subscribers. This number represents both the TELUS Mobility brand and its sub-brand Koodo Mobile, with the newly acquired Public Mobile omitted from the results, but they have 222,000 subs. The breakdown of subscribers for each carrier is rarely given, but according to