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Canada's Internet Needs to Join the 21st Century

Benjamin Klass | Posted 11.21.2014 | Canada Business
Benjamin Klass

Mr. Moore, Mr. Harper, Mr. Blais, we have given the large carriers our trust. And they have abused it. It's now up to you -- we need you to work together to ensure that our networks are open to content producers, to innovative service providers, and most of all, to ordinary Canadian citizens. We need more than tweets, more than press releases and pamphlets. We are asking for a firm commitment to ensure that the large network operators will no longer be artificially favoured over upstart innovators and competitors, a commitment to providing Canadians with a bright and lasting digital future.

'Misleading Contract' Complaints Against Telecoms Soar

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Business

The number of complaints against Canada's telecom service providers fell overall in 2013-2014, but complaints about misleading contracts or non-disclo...

Um, About That Claim Canadians Have Super-Fast Internet..

CBC | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada Business

Arguments by Telus against increased competition in the Canadian wireless sector include misleading statistics that don’t reflect reality, critics...

How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Sharon Vinderine | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Living
Sharon Vinderine

We live in an age of instant information. With a "click" here and a "swipe" there, we can pretty much find out anything about everything (and then some!). October is Cyber Security Awareness Month so it's a good time to take a pause and have a national conversation about online safety.

Forcing More Competition Will Mean Crappy Service, Telus Says

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Business

GATINEAU, Que. - Canada should heed the lessons learned in Europe about adopting rules intended to keep wireless prices low, the former head of Austri...

Canadians Getting Among Worst Deals In World On Wireless

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Business

Six years after the federal government began attempting to create a fourth national wireless carrier in Canada, the big three telcos are still almost ...

Telus Gets Nearly 300 Requests Per Day For Customer Data

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Telus Corp.'s first "transparency" report reveals that the Vancouver-based telecom company received about 103,500 official requests for info...

Telcos Take Feds To Court Over Request To Spy On 40,000 Customers

CP | Posted 07.26.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has agreed to hear a Charter of Rights challenge brought by Telus and Rogers after they were asked by police in April to ...

Keep It In Your Pants. Your Phone, That Is

Karen Cleveland | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada Living
Karen Cleveland

The survey showed that respondents overwhelmingly admit to using their smartphone to tune someone out, or to avoid conversation. Fully 75 per cent of people said they purposefully use their smartphone to tune people out and nearly a third (30 per cent) even admitted to doing so on the day they were surveyed.

Telus Getting Rid Of Baby Animals? Not So Fast

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.28.2014 | Canada Business

UPDATE: Telus says the cancellation of its long-running contract with ad agency Taxi does not mean those cute little animals in Telus ads will disappe...

LOOK: Telus Goes Totally Over The Top Thanking Loyal Customer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.27.2014 | Canada Business

Telus sure knows how to say thank you. The telecommunications company recently gave a loyal customer of two decades the surprise of her life. ...

Telus Wants You To Pee On This Ad

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Business

A new World Cup ad in Toronto bars will give patrons a chance to shoot and score, even if their favourite teams don't. Canadian telecom company Tel...

Telus Abandons Mobilicity Takeover

The Globe and Mail | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada Business

Telus Corp. has served notice that it’s dropping a takeover bid for Mobilicity, ending a drawn-out effort to scoop up the small player and its valua...

Are You Getting Screwed On Wireless Prices Because Of Where You Live?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada Business

Question: How much do you pay for 10 gigabytes of data and unlimited calling in Ontario? Answer: Just about double what it costs in Manitoba. In...

What A 4th Major Wireless Company Would Mean To Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Greater competition in the tightly-controlled mobile wireless market could result in savings of about $1 billion a year for consumers and the...

Ottawa Threatens To Cut Telus Out Of Wireless Auction

The Globe and Mail | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada Business

The Conservative government is prepared to cut Telus Corp. out of a valuable auction of cellular frequencies if the big wireless player doesn’t aban...

Finding Healthy Work-Life Balance in a Wireless World

Andrea Goertz | Posted 06.22.2014 | Canada Business
Andrea Goertz

Work-life balance used to be a straightforward concept: you worked during the day and your evenings and weekends were yours. Today however, mobile technology keeps us constantly connected. In order to promote healthy work-life balance in a wireless world, companies need to create an environment that supports a new model: work-life integration.

Telus Illegally Hiked Texting Fees, Court Rules

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - A Quebec court has ruled that Telus must reimburse customers more than $2.6 million for text messaging fees that the mobile phone carrier c...

CSEC: We 'Can't Disclose' Whether Big Telecom Is Working For Us

HuffPost Canada/CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.07.2014 | Canada Business

The head of Canada’s electronic surveillance agency says he “can’t disclose” what sort of access the agency has to the data held on subscriber...

Telus CEO Abruptly Steps Down

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Business

Darren Entwistle is stepping down as chief executive of Telus Corp, but his influence in running the company he built from a regional telephone servic...

Wireless Company's Customers All Being Forced To Get New Phones

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada Business

If Public Mobile’s 220,000 customers haven’t yet noticed any impact from the company being bought out by telecom giant Telus, they will soon. T...

Wireless Price Hikes Show Ottawa's Impotence: Analysts

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canada's big three wireless carriers have put up prices on some of their voice and data plans since January, showing Ottawa is unable to li...

Big Wireless All Raise Prices By Same Amount, At Same Time

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s big three wireless carriers all raised the prices for their monthly plans over the past few months, and base plans with 500 MB of data now ...

Telus Leaves Wireless Industry Group

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.30.2014 | Canada Business

Big carrier Telus has pulled out of the lobby group representing the telecom industry and rival Rogers says it's also thinking over its membership in ...

Today's The Day

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The much-awaited results of Canada's latest wireless spectrum auction are about to be announced.Industry Minister James Moore says winners of...