Category: Telus


Update: TELUS pulls out of the $350 million Mobilicity deal

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 quietly releases the Moto G and BlackBerry Q5

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.



HTC One M7 Sense 6.0 update now rolling out

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 reports Q1 revenue of $2.9 billion, 7.8 million wireless customers

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.



Bell increases BYOD cost to $45/month per line

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.



BlackBerry Z30 drops to $500 no-term at TELUS

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



Security feature Knock Code comes to LG G2 via small update

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