As expected, HTC Canada has begun rolling out an update for its One M7 device today, bringing Sense 6.0′s improved camera and performance to Android 4.4.2. The build is 5.11.661.8 and costs 668MB. The company already rolled out the latest version of Android running Sense 5.5 back in January and, once again ahead of schedule, announced
TELUS unveiled its Q1 2014 earnings today for the period of January to March, reporting revenues of $2.9 billion, with an EPS of $0.61 and net income of $377 million. The company added 48,000 new postpaid subscribers, ahead of Bell’s 34,000 and Roger’s anemic 2,000, but reported slower growth than the same period a year ago.
TELUS’ head office is located in beautiful British Columbia and the company is certainly giving where they live. Canada’s second largest wireless carrier announced today that it will invest a whopping “$1.6 billion in 2015 and 2016.” This is in addition to their previous commitment of $1.2 billion planned for B.C. this year, which brings the
There’s no couching it: the amount consumers can save by bringing their own device to one of Canada’s Big Three carriers is decreasing. A week ago, we reported that Rogers had increased the monthly cost of BYOD, or buying a phone outright and activating it on a carrier’s service, to $50, an overnight increase of $10.
The BlackBerry Z10 recently received a major price drop to an incredibly low $200 prepaid on TELUS. Now the carrier has once again taken out the knife and cut the prices on both flagship devices, the Q10 and the Z30, by a $100 each. The Z30 falls to $500 and the QWERTY/Touch Q10 drops to
The LG G2 received a small update to build D803x20f today, adding a feature that was teased last month during the rollout to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Knock Code, a feature announced during the launch of the G Pro 2, has made it to the Canadian version of the LG G2 across all carriers. An evolution
Government reportedly ready to shun TELUS from 2500Mhz spectrum auction if they continue to pursue Mobilicity
The 2500Mhz spectrum auction is set to begin April 14th, 2015 and a new report in the Globe says that TELUS might be shunned from participating if they continue its path to acquire Mobilicity. Mobilicity has been in bankruptcy protection for the past number of months and recently auctioned off its assets, which includes 10
Mobilicity stated that the proposed $350 acquisition with TELUS is “a good outcome” and “serve the best interests of Mobilicity’s customers and employees.” Bay Street analysts suggested that the deal is ‘dead on arrival’ and the government will be quick to press the deny button a third time. When Industry Minister James Moore denied TELUS
Rogers has increased the cost of bringing one’s own device (BYOD) to the carrier by $10 to $50/month. Previously $40, the base cost of a monthly plan before data charges included unlimited national voice and text, and included add-ons like call display, voicemail and call forwarding. The price scheme came into effect last summer prior to
For the loyal BlackBerry users out there it looks like the BlackBerry Q20,otherwise known as the BlackBerry Classic, will see a release scheduled for November. John Chen, BlackBerry’s CEO, stated in an interview with USA Today last week that “There’s a new product called the BlackBerry Classic that’s coming out. It’s an updated and enhanced