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WIND Mobile ends Q2 2011 with 317,000 active subscribers

WIND Mobile is on the verge of expanding their reach and lighting up the Kitchener-Waterloo area on August 16th. This will take them to 6-core city locations, now in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa and Vancouver. Subscriber numbers always give a great indication of how a company is doing. Last we heard from WIND was in

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Rogers Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro now available

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro is available exclusively at Rogers today. The device has yet to show up online and some stores are still waiting for stock, but the Android 2.3 device can be yours on the cheap for $274.99 no-term and ranges down to $49.99 on a 3-year. It’s a little power horse

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RIM is now on “Operation Disruptive Transformation”

Here’s more attention for RIM this morning. How does “Operation Disruptive Transformation” sound? BerryReview received a set of documents that were created by a consultant named John J. Simpson and what you’re looking outlines RIM’s new strategy to “stomp the competition”. In this case the competition is Apple, Nokia, LG, HTC and Sony Ericsson. Motorola

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Virgin releases myBuddies 40 plan for BlackBerry smartphones

Virgin released the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Torch 9810 yesterday. In addition, they have also have released a new plan that’s only available for BlackBerry smartphones. The “myBuddies 40″ is available until September 30th (probably will be extended past that date though) and gives you the following for $40/month: 200 anytime minutes, Unlimited evenings

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WIND Mobile launching in Kitchener-Waterloo August 16th

It’s official. Wind is launching their wireless service in Kitchener-Waterloo on Tuesday, August 16th. There’s no indication on the coverage area, just that the doors will open at 9:00am at the Fairview Park Mall store in Kitchener. To celebrate this news WIND noted on the company blog that “Our first 50 customers will have the

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Bell and Virgin Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant upgrade to OS 2.3 now available

Both Virgin Mobile and Bell have made good on their promises to deliver the Android OS 2.3 Gingerbread upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant. We’ve been getting tipped that it’s now available to download via Samsung Kies. In addition, Virgin states that “the samsung galaxy S vibrant is good to go”. Get it here

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