Category: Telus

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TELUS starts to wind down its iDEN network

TELUS launched LINK, its new LTE-powered push-to-talk network, back in October. This was a natural progression from the iDEN-based Mike network as was an older technology and limited in its capabilities. When the new service launched TELUS offered Mike customers to transition off the iDEN network and onto Link for $15/month for unlimited Push-To-Talk and

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TELUS lowers cost of roaming bundles to Cuba

TELUS has announced a set of lower roaming costs to Cuba, broken down into four packages that offer an increasing number of voice minutes, texts and data from between $40 and $100. Canadians often fly south to one of a number of warm climes in the bitter winter months – we have a contest on the

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Industry Minister reportedly ready to deny TELUS’ third bid for Mobilicity

Mobilicity is currently under court protection from its creditors and it could be an interesting week for the struggling wireless carrier. Previous reports indicated they had enough money in the bank to last until mid-February, but after holding an auction to sell off its assets, it was recently discovered that there are potentially three offers

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TELUS signs deal that allows employees to access buildings from their smartphone

TELUS, Canada’s second largest wireless carrier, has taken a step to introduce new technology for their employees. The company has decided to fully embrace the smartphone and shed the old pass cards and key pads that allows employees enter secured areas within their buildings. Partnering with UK-based Intercede for its MyID solution and embedding Netherland-based

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Industry Canada to likely announce results of 700Mhz auction tomorrow

Industry Canada just revealed that they will likely announce the results of the 700Mhz auction tomorrow, February 5th, at 12:30pm ET. Industry Minister, James Moore, “will make an announcement regarding Canada’s wireless industry,” according to a short release issued late today. He will then take questions from journalists. The Government launched the 700Mhz auction on January

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