Category: Telus

TELUS BlackBerry Tour 9630 shows up online

We know competition is high in Canada and TELUS is not one to be undermined. Earlier you saw the full spec sheet of the upcoming Bell BlackBerry Tour 9630… and now an upcoming TELUS BlackBerry Tour 9630 has made it’s way online for us to admire. Rumours going around is that this might be launched

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TELUS set to release LG KEYBO 2!

It was about a year ago that TELUS released the LG KEYBO into Canada. With that device being a major success here, we have received images from an anonymous tipster that a follow-up is in order with the upcoming release of the LG KEYBO 2! The KEYBO 2 looks strikingly similar to the KEYBO as

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TELUS launches the Samsung R540

Telus has released another affordable flip phone to their line up – the R540 is what Samsung is calling a “renaissance phone”. This comes with a 1.3 MP camera (4x digital zoom) with video capabilities, Bluetooth, Speakerphone and a built-in MP3 player. The overall dimension of the R540 is 92.46 x 47.00 x 17.53mm and

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TELUS releases entry level LG 5500

Let’s face it… there is a home for every device a manufacturer makes. TELUS has released the entry level LG 5500 on the following price plans: Outright: $199.99; 1-year contract is $149.99; 2-year contract is $99.99 and a 3-year is a respectable $29.99. The LG 5500 is a flip phone that has overall dimensions of

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Cellphone technology: “people with disabilities are lagging behind”

It’s estimated that Canadians with disabilities spend approximately $25 billion a year on goods and services. Laurie Beachell, national co-ordinator for the Council of Canadians with Disabilities said “The new technology can actually be either the great liberator for people with disabilities … or it can begin to create a whole new set of barriers

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Rogers “Bill of Rights” and Globalive’s “Golden Rule”

The biggest concern for any organization is not only how to get customers but how to keep them. In an article in the Globe, new Rogers President & CEO Nadir Mohamed said they are considering a “Bill of Rights” that will see a shift in their culture, a plan to overhaul its billing system and

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Good Cause: TELUS Day of Service (05/30/2009)

On Saturday, May 30th TELUS employees will be putting in some volunteer time. The event is called the “TELUS Day of Service” and this is the 4th year Telus team members, retirees, family and friends will give back to local communities such as local food banks, homeless shelters, YMCAs, SPCAs. It’s expected that over 9,000

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Telus BlackBerry Curve 8330 OS Update 4.5.0.160

RIM has released an official update for the Telus BlackBerry Curve 8330, this is OS version 4.5.0.160 for the BlackBerry Curve 8330. As this is an actual official version and not a leaked online version make  sure to back up your device just in case something goes terribly wrong. Not with Telus? You can still

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Globalive says Telus is trying to stifle wireless competition

It seems that TELUS has succeeded in getting the CRTC to “initiate an open and transparent process to review whether Globalive is under Canadian ownership and control”.  According to the Canadian Telecommunications Act the maximum amount allowed by for foreign investors is 20%, and in this case, Egyptian-based Orascom Telecom has invested the max. The

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Will the Big 3 eventually purchase the new carriers?

Over the last few months, and certainly over the next few months more will be written about how the Canadian wireless market will be fixed, shaken up and maybe even revolutionized. This is mainly due to new wireless carriers such as Globalive, Public Mobile and DAVE Wireless entering the space this year. Back on July

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