Category: Bell


Tête-à-tête: Where is Canada’s Uncarrier?

Welcome to Tête-à-tête, a new series where two of our writers remark on interesting topics in the mobile landscape — through chat. This week, Douglas and Daniel talk about why Canada can’t have its own John Legere, even though one carrier has been taking steps to match T-Mobile’s customer-first approach. Douglas: We need to have a



Galaxy S4 KitKat upgrade now available to download

For the legions of Canadians who have the Samsung Galaxy S4 it seems your official upgrade to KitKat is finally available. So far we’ve received tips that Rogers, Fido, TELUS, Virgin Mobile, Videotron, WIND and Bell are live with it coming in at 414MB. Check your GS4 and let us know if OS 4.4.2 has



Bell giving away 250 pairs of tickets today to see the Raptors

If you’re a fan of the Toronto Raptors, who are currently leading the Atlantic Division, then Bell might be your best friend today. The carrier has announced that they have a total of 250 pairs of tickets to see the Raptors. Apparently there is no purchase needed and Bell noted that you just have to



Industry Canada denies spectrum transfer request to Rogers-Bell partnership

Industry Canada has denied a request to transfer 83 spectrum licenses in the WCS range (2300Mhz) to a Rogers-Bell partnership, Inukshuk Wireless. The government received a request last October to transfer the spectrum from NextWave to Inukshuk, which comprises 83 licenses across Canada at 30Mhz each. WCS is a little-used non-contiguous strip of two 15Mhz



Android 4.3 update now available for Sony Xperia SP and Xperia T

Just like that, Sony has released promised Android 4.3 updates for the aging Xperia SP and Xperia T on various carriers, including Bell, Rogers, Wind, MTS, Eastlink and Mobilicity. After launching the same update for all its newer devices, including the Xperia Z, Z1, Z Ultra and ZL, the software is coming to some of Sony’s



Bell goes live with Google Play carrier billing for all customers

Last month we reported that Bell went live with Google Play carrier billing. While this was true, the initial availability for all customers was a slow uptake and was gradually rolled out. However, time has passed and Google has now updated its “direct carrier billing” page to officially list Bell as a carrier to offer


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TELUS lowers cost of roaming bundles to Cuba

TELUS has announced a set of lower roaming costs to Cuba, broken down into four packages that offer an increasing number of voice minutes, texts and data from between $40 and $100. Canadians often fly south to one of a number of warm climes in the bitter winter months – we have a contest on the