Category: Telus

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TELUS expands LTE coverage into Midland and Penetanguishene

TELUS has once again expanded their LTE (Long Term Evolution) network in Canada. Now, residents of Midland and Penetanguishene can receive TELUS’ “blazing fast” speeds, which should clock download speeds around 12 to 25Mbps. TELUS “now covers 80 per cent of Canada’s population across 260 communities,” plus “more than 28 million Canadians” have access to



TELUS to increase monthly SharePlus rate plans by $5

TELUS introduced their SharePlus plans back in July and brought customers unlimited talk, texts and an allotment of shareable data. The prices started at $45 per month per device for a “Smartphone Lite” device, which includes the Moto G and BlackBerry Q5, and increases to $55 a month for higher-end devices like the iPhone 5s,



Moto G update to Android 4.4.2 now available on TELUS and Koodo

Though the Moto G, Motorola’s low-cost, high-value smartphone, has been on the market for just about two months, it’s receiving a major software update today. TELUS and Koodo are pushing out an Android 4.4.2 update for the Moto G, which brings a number of interface tweaks like white fonts in the navigation bar, fullscreen transparency,



WIND Mobile pulls out of 700Mhz spectrum auction due to lack of funding

WIND Mobile’s parent company, Globalive, has pulled out of the 700Mhz spectrum auction, set to begin tomorrow. The company reportedly couldn’t find the financial backing for the project, as its Russian-owned parent company pulled the necessary funds to invest. The new entrant requires additional spectrum if it plans to make further inroads into the Canadian



Rogers and Telus begin rolling out Lumia Black update for the Lumia 1020

Nokia has begun rolling out one of the most anticipated updates to the Lumia ecosystem since the launch of Windows Phone 8 in November, 2012. The OEM has taken the minor improvements found in Windows Phone 8′s more generalized GDR3 update and added substantial user-facing improvements, including the addition of folders on the home screen;



The anguish of updates

Here we are, another year almost gone, and I am weeping into my Cheerios. Not literally, mind, but a proverbial stream of lost opportunities cascades to the ground, one for every unconsummated Android update. Overall, this has been a relatively good year for OEMs: HTC brought Android 4.3 to the One in relatively good time;