Category: Mobile News

Shaw selects NSN to build out wireless network

Shaw won 18 licences and spent $189 million during the Canadian Wireless Spectrum Auction and are planning to launch their service late 2011. Back in April CEO & Vice Chair Jim Shaw said “we are accelerating our Wireless capital spend and expect to invest approximately $100 million in fiscal 2010.” We guessing most of this

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Google releases Android OS 2.2 (Froyo) for the Nexus One

Do you have a Nexus One? If so you’ll be happy to know that Google has released Android OS 2.2 OTA. Some people have started to receive and download the update but Google states on their blog that “most users will receive the notification by the end of the week”. Here’s the official statement: “Starting

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Samsung Galaxy S Pro coming to Canada soon?

Yesterday we let you know that Bell was going to be launching the Samsung Galaxy S “Virbrant” in late July. This Android-powered device runs OS 2.1, has a wicked 4-inch Super AMOLED display and a 5 megapixel camera. A press release went out this morning with all the details (see here). For all the people

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Canadians send over 135 million text messages a day

The CWTA (Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association) has release more stats when it comes to text messaging in Canada. They state that in the first quarter of 2010 there were over 12.1 billion person-to-person text messages exchanged. In addition, in March the total amount of text messages hit 4.2 billion… which is a staggering 135.4 million

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Koodo launches first HSPA device: Nokia 3710

Even though we let you know about Koodo launching their first HSPA device about a month ago… it’s nice to see it online. How do you like their choice of a first HSPA device, the Nokia 3710? A very basic flip phone but goes with their brand direction of being “Canada’s decidedly different, pay for

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Rogers resumes selling the Rocket Mobile Hotspot (Novatel MiFi 2372)

Remember a few months ago when Rogers (and Bell) shelved the Novatel MiFi 2372 and asked customers to “stop using this device” because the battery and battery door “may swell and cause the device to malfunction”. Thanks to a tipster who let us know that Rogers has started to sell this again and that “All

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Bell launching Samsung Galaxy S “Vibrant” in July

The Samsung Galaxy S is headed to Canada and it will be available via Bell late July. The name will also be known as the “Vibrant”. The official date and pricing is yet to be announced but last week we got a quick overview of this Android 2.1 device (will be upgradable to 2.2). Other

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Koodo Mobile officially announces HSPA network

The day has finally arrived for Koodo Mobile enthusiasts as they’ve officially announced that they’ll start selling HSPA devices. There is no word yet on when or what devices are going to be available… but we’ve stated in the past it’ll be the Nokia 3710 and the Samsung T356.The Koodo SIM will also be available

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