Category: Telus


Tête-à-tête: Where is Canada’s Uncarrier?

Welcome to Tête-à-tête, a new series where two of our writers remark on interesting topics in the mobile landscape — through chat. This week, Douglas and Daniel talk about why Canada can’t have its own John Legere, even though one carrier has been taking steps to match T-Mobile’s customer-first approach. Douglas: We need to have a



TELUS now selling the Galaxy Gear for $200

If you’ve ever wanted to have Samsung’s first-gen smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, then now might be your opportunity. While most retailers are selling the Gear between $250 to $330, TELUS has dramatically reduced the cost to a respectable $199.99. There’s no word on inventory levels, but the colour of choice is Jet Black. One reason



Official press image: The ‘all-new HTC One’ heading to TELUS

HTC is poised to officially unveil their next flagship smartphone on March 25th. This currently goes by the codename of the “M8″ and the go-to-market name is expected to be “The All New HTC One.” A plethora of specs, pictures and videos have surfaced online and the main attribute is the dual cameras. Other rumoured



TELUS says the Galaxy S5 will cost $249 on a 2-year term

TELUS, along with 10 other Canadian carriers, will be releasing the Samsung Galaxy S5 in April — probably April 11th. Pre-registrations, which is basically dropping down your email address to be kept informed of the launch, went live back on February 24th. We have now been informed that the release is near and TELUS will



Bright Red Nexus 5 now available at TELUS

Right on schedule is TELUS with the release of the 16GB Nexus 5 in Bright Red. The prices, as expected, are in-line with the black version at $0 on a 2 year term or $500 retail. Everything about the LTE enabled KitKat powered device is the same and sports a 5-inch display (1920x 1080 resolution),



TELUS releasing the Nexus 5 in Bright Red on March 7th

The Nexus 5 in Bright Red launched a few weeks ago through Google Play for $349 (CDN) for the 16GB and $399 (CDN) for the 32GB. This comes with the exact same specs as the white and black version, just a fresh colour. TELUS has decided to add this to their lineup and will make



TELUS will carry the Samsung Galaxy S5 in Shimmer White and Charcoal Black

Earlier this week Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 (check out our breakdown here). As for Canada, this 5.1-inch KitKat-powered device will be heading here sometime in April, probably on April 11th with the rest of the world, and eleven carriers are on board: Bell, Eastlink, Fido, Koodo, MTS, Rogers, SaskTel, TELUS, Videotron, Virgin Mobile and



TELUS withdraws from the CWTA

TELUS has decided to pull its support from the industry-funded Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association. In an email to us, TELUS noted that its “decision to withdraw from the CWTA reflects our desire to continue progressing our highly differentiated strategy and our unique Customers First approach. We are grateful for Bernard Lord’s excellent leadership. He effectively


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Update: Public Mobile to end Unlimited Data option, will now offer 1GB per month

When the Competition Bureau completed its review of the TELUS/Public deal they noted that Public Mobile believed its current $19/month Unlimited plan is unsustainable and planned to discontinue it “due to financial sustainability issues.” The Bureau, according to its report, was concerned that the proposed transaction might accelerate the death of this plan and advised



TELUS ‘refreshed’ 16GB iPhone 5s discounted to $550

If you’re looking for Apple’s two latest smartphones, the iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c, TELUS has put both on sale at its “Certified Pre-Owned” page. All models are fully refurbished and should be good as new. The iPhone 5s usually retails for $719 for the 16GB model, but TELUS has discounted it to $550 no-term or