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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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Rugged PTT Sonim Bolt 2 XP5560IS lands at SaskTel

Just like that, SaskTel has added yet another rugged push-to-talk (PTT) device to its lineup. The Sonim Bolt 2 XP5560IS can be yours to drop, throw, freeze, text, make calls, check your email and surf the web with. This has a similar design to the other Sonin handsets (pictured above) and is “certified by the

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Rugged Sonim Bolt 2 XP5560 now available at SaskTel

SaskTel has released one of two new rugged Sonim devices. The Bolt 2 XP5560 is a Push-to-talk (PTT) phone and is meant for heavy wear and tear. This 190 gram phone is IP-68 and certified for the US military to handle “extreme temperatures, vibration/shock, rain, blowing sand/dust, humidity.” The Bolt 2 has a 2-inch QVGA

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SaskTel releases the Nexus 5 and HTC Desire 601

The famous “coming soon” label has been removed and SaskTel has officially added the Nexus 5 and the HTC Desire 601 to their lineup. Both run Android, Nexus 5 with KitKat and Desire 601 with Jelly Bean, and the prices are in line with what other Canadian carriers are selling them for – 16GB Nexus

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SaskTel adds a couple of rugged Sonim devices to its PTT network

The selection of push-to-talk (PTT) devices are limited and it seems that SaskTel is taking full advantage of what’s available to them. ‘Coming Soon’ are a couple rugged devices from Sonim, specifically the Bolt 2 XP5560IS and the Bolt 2 XP5560. Both of these can take a beating and are certified by the military to

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Nexus 5 ‘coming soon’ to SaskTel

It’s already known that Rogers, Fido, Bell, Virgin, Koodo, TELUS, WIND and Videotron will bring the Nexus 5 to its customers, but now those hooked onto regional Saskatchewan carrier SaskTel welcome the pure Android in the imminent future. SaskTel has proudly listed the Nexus 5 on their site as ‘coming soon,’ but doesn’t give a

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SaskTel partnering with Kodiak on its HSPA+ push-to-talk network

SaskTel has announced a collaboration with Kodiak Networks, a Texas-based provider of sub-second IP-based push-to-talk services, for their upcoming PTT rollout. The Saskatchewan-based network provider follows Bell and TELUS into the HSPA+ PTT era, migrating users away from its CDMA-based 10-4 service. Kodiak is the company powering Bell’s IP-based PTT network as well, which has recently expanded

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