Interbrand has released its annual “Best Canadian Brands of 2014″ and within the top 25 are Bell, Rogers and TELUS. All the Big 3 increased their positions over previous years and have a combined “brand value of almost $10 billion.” Bell is leading with a ranking of number 6 of the best brand in Canada,
Samsung Canada hinted last week that the Galaxy S5 would be available in Copper Gold and Electric Blue soon. Now, a quick week later, both colours have arrived for Canadians to grab hold of. The specs and the price points are both the same, now sitting around $229 on a 2-year or $730 no-term. So
The TELUS/Mobilicity deal just might finally be over. After going in for a third time, a report in the Globe and Mail, unconfirmed by TELUS, states that TELUS has ended its attempt to purchase the struggling carrier after unknown conditions of the deal were not met. The Globe’s sources stated that TELUS is “no longer
Public Mobile, who is now owned by TELUS, quietly revamped their device lineup. Gone are the plethora of in-house handsets and ZTE products, and in are the Moto G, BlackBerry Q5, Samsung Galaxy Ace II x and Alcatel A392A. These were previously announced additions to their lineup and surely makes them an option to consider.
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