June 4th, 2013: Former Industry Minister Paradis on the reasons why the government decided to axe TELUS’ $380 million bid for Mobilicity: “Our government is clearly committed to encouraging competition in the wireless market so that Canadian families will benefit from cutting-edge technologies and services at affordable prices. I believe the basis of a strong
TELUS reported its Q4 and year-end 2013 results today and, as expected, the company holds its place as Canada’s second largest wireless carrier with 7,807,000 subscribers. This number is a bit lower than what TELUS reported in Q3, but up 1.8% over last year (7,670,000). This number excludes the 222,000 Public Mobile wireless subs that
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
As of 3:30pm ET, February 7th, TELUS is experiencing a Canada-wide service outage, with voice, SMS and data usage affected. While we’re hearing some users still have access to the network, our outage map, courtesy of CanadianOutages.com, is showing thousands of customers are affected in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and parts of Atlantic Canada.
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 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
TELUS and CIBC launch mobile payment service on select Android devices, BlackBerry coming ‘later this month’
A few days ago we reported that TELUS would enter the mobile payment space today. CIBC is powering the backend with its Mobile Payment app and this gives TELUS customers the ability to make payments under $50 from their smartphone. As previously stated, users will have to have an NFC-enabled smartphone (Samsung Galaxy SIII, Samsung
It’s true. Defying the words spoken by the President of HTC America, we’ve been receiving tips that the update to Android OS 4.4.2 KitKat is now available to download for Rogers, Bell, Virgin, TELUS, SaskTel and WIND HTC One users.
Back in October, TELUS came out with a new NFC-enabled SIM card that would eventually be “used for mobile banking services.” With mobile banking and mobile payments being one of the big trends this year, namely with the suretap solution by Rogers and Bell’s payment partnership with RBC, we now bring you news of TELUS’s