Category: Mobile News

IDC: WiFi is most desirable attribute among Smartphone users

Earlier today Samsung, Microsoft and IDC held a meeting and talked about Canadian wireless. The topic was titled “The Mobility Tsunami: Smartphones, Apps and the New Business Frontier”. Tony Olvet, VP Research at IDC Canada said that their research shows that Canadians want reliability when looking for a wireless carrier and that Smartphone adoption is

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 to get 2.1 upgrade Q4 2010

Sony Ericsson has confirmed on their blog that the Xperia X10 family of devices will receive an upgrade to OS 2.1 in Q4 2010. This includes the recently launched X10 and also the rumoured Rogers launch of the  Xperia X10 mini and Xperia X10 mini pro. Sony Ericsson says that some “examples of user benefits

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“Extreme Text Messaging” comes to Rogers

Back in March we wrote a quick post about how Rogers was going to introduce something called “Enhanced Text Messaging”. It seems like the time how now arrived and with it comes a name change to something with a bit more life to it: “Extreme Text Messaging”. All the features of being extreme are now

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Rogers rolls out My Account app to BlackBerry devices

Rogers has pushed through their My Account app to their customers who have a BlackBerry device. This app gives you the ability to view your balance, make payments, check airtime, messaging and your data usage. Rogers also states this will begin to show up on the following devices over the next few days: 8220, 8520,

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WIND adds 3 new data options

A few days ago there was a rumour with possible new plans that WIND Mobile was going to introduce… well today they have officially announced these plans the “Charged Mobile”, “Charged BlackBerry” and “Social Mobile”. Scott Campbell, Chief Marketing Officer of WIND Mobile said “Many of our customers told us they weren’t heavy users, or

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Virgin contest offers up to pay rent for a year

Virgin is back with another Summertime contest – this year they are going all out and will give you free rent for a year. They state that the “Virgin Mobile On The House is the summer’s hottest online student competition. The winner will not only rule the school but also get their rent paid for

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Report: New entrants to capture 10% of market by end of 2015

A new report has surfaced regarding the future of Canadian wireless. DBRS says that new competition such as WIND Mobile, Public Mobile, Mobilicity and Shaw will put pressure on the incumbent players and take between 7% and 10% of their market share by the end of 2015. Rogers, Bell and TELUS currently have 96% of

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