Category: Bell


Bell launching the Alcatel One Touch Idol X on January 28th

Bell and Virgin could possibly be the first carriers to release a new smartphone in 2014. Last week it was announced that both Bell and Virgin will exclusively add the Alcatel One Touch Idol X and the Idol Mini to its lineup “in the coming weeks.” According to an internal doc we received it shows



WIND Mobile pulls out of 700Mhz spectrum auction due to lack of funding

WIND Mobile’s parent company, Globalive, has pulled out of the 700Mhz spectrum auction, set to begin tomorrow. The company reportedly couldn’t find the financial backing for the project, as its Russian-owned parent company pulled the necessary funds to invest. The new entrant requires additional spectrum if it plans to make further inroads into the Canadian



Good cause: Bell ‘Let’s Talk Day’ is happening January 28th

Bell is once again following through on their commitment to support mental health initiatives. Their annual “Let’s Talk Day” is happening on January 28th and will see a donation of 5¢ for every text message sent, long-distance call made, tweet shared (using #BellLetsTalk), and every Facebook share of the Bell Let’s Talk image. Source: Bell


Mobile payment security concerns front and centre in new government report

Mobile payment security and consumer protection is front and centre in a new report issued by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), a consumers rights branch of the federal government. The report, Mobile Payments and Consumer Protection in Canada, brings to light many potential issues with the disparate implementation of upcoming mobile payment programs, claiming


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CTV News launches new BlackBerry 10 app

BlackBerry 10 users looking to stay up to date on all the latest Rob Ford news have a new app to try. Bell Media has released a new CTV News app for almost every BlackBerry 10 smartphone, the one notable exception being the Porsche Design P’9982. The fully native CTV News app features local and