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
The battle for Mobilicity heats up: TELUS reportedly making a $350 million bid, Videotron $200 million
The price for Mobilicity’s spectrum and 175,000 subscribers is reportedly in the hundreds of millions. According to “sources familiar with the situation,” TELUS, who’s back again for the third time, is offering up $350 million, while Quebecor’s Videotron is bidding approximately $200 million. In addition to these two carriers, WIND Mobile and Cogeco are also
TELUS acquired Public Mobile’s spectrum and 280,000 subscribers back in November and the two carriers are in the midst of streamlining their businesses. There’s no indication of what TELUS paid for Public Mobile, but Canada’s second largest carrier dreams of the day where it becomes profitable. One thing is for sure, and that’s the inevitable
TELUS recently became the Canada’s second largest wireless carrier by swooping up Public Mobile, adding over 280,000 subscribers and kilometers of G-band spectrum. The amount TELUS paid to acquire Public is not yet known, but today the direction is to make the entry-level brand profitable. John Gossling, TELUS’ CFO, was speaking at the CIBC Institutional