Telus Illegally Hiked Texting Fees, Court Rules

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2014 | 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 04.07.2014 | 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 04.07.2014 | 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 03.20.2014 | 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 02.28.2014 | 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 02.19.2014 | 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...

Sunny Freeman

Big Telecom Is NOT Going To Be Happy About This | Sunny Freeman | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s Big Three wireless providers will no longer be able to charge their smaller competitors more than what their own customers pay to use their...

Sunny Freeman

Budget Could Have Huge, Unhappy Surprise For Big Telecom | Sunny Freeman | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Business

The Conservative government may make good on promises to overhaul the country’s telecom laws to reduce the amount small carriers have to pay to the ...

Massive Telus Outage

Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Business

Telus says it has restored service to customers experiencing a wireless voice outage. Service was affected by a "technical issue," the telecom gian...

Tories Lose Wireless War

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

The Harper government went to war with Canada’s big wireless companies, and lost. But there may yet be time for a rematch. That’s the message c...

What Minister Moore Says About Your Sky-High Cell Phone Bills

Steve E. Anderson | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Business
Steve E. Anderson

Last fall, a group of over 35 leading innovators and entrepreneurs joined in sending a letter to Industry Minister James Moore. Our letter called for several actions to be taken to fix our broken cell phone market. Minister Moore has now replied.

Small Telecom Firm Desperate To Be Swallowed By Giant

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Financially struggling Mobilicity wants a court to include its multi-million-dollar wireless licences in any sale of the small carrier.The ...

Telus Deal Approved

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's Competition Bureau has approved the purchase of wireless startup Public Mobile and its spectrum by Telus Corp. (TSX:T), one of the i...

WATCH: B.C.'s Outdoor Adventurers

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Whether it's mountains, water, snow, or greenery that gets your heart going, B.C. has something for every kind of outdoors person. To celebrate how...

Ottawa Kills Telus Bid (Again)

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

The federal government has rejected another attempt by Telus Corp. to buy struggling carrier Mobilicity, preventing the big Vancouver-based company fr...

Thanks to James Moore, Canadians Will Keep Paying Top Dollar For the Worst Service

David Christopher | Posted 12.25.2013 | Canada Business
David Christopher

Canada's wireless market has taken another step backwards. Yesterday, telecom giant Telus announced it has bought out Public Mobile, a small independent carrier with 280,000 customers in Quebec and Ontario. Our wireless market is already highly concentrated, with just three giant conglomerates controlling over 92 per cent of revenues.

Here They Grow Again

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Public Mobile has been bought by Telus, eliminating the small company from Canada's wireless landscape and leaving Wind Mobile and Mobilicity as the r...

Telus Sues 'Breaking Bad' Network

Reuters | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Canadian telecom company Telus Corp is suing AMC to stop the maker of hit television shows "Mad Men" and "Breaking Bad" fr...

Propaganda Won't Solve Our Cellphone Problems

Martha Hall Findlay | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Martha Hall Findlay

The government, seizing an opportunity to capitalize on deep public anti-cell-phone-company sentiment, claims that Canadians needed more competition in the wireless business in order to lower prices and improve service for consumers. But if the problem isn't lack of competition, but lack of transparency and terrible customer service, then expensive ad campaigns are not the answer, nor is artificial, taxpayer-funded, unsustainable interference in the market to force more competition. We need facts, not propaganda.

Althia Raj

Should We Ban Charging For Paper Bills? | Althia Raj | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Tyler Walker has been paying four dollars each month to receive paper statements from his bank, and he isn’t happy about it. The Toro...

We Day: An Inspiration For Change

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 11.23.2013 | Canada Impact
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Inspired and compelled by celebrity luminaries including The Barenaked Ladies and Serena Ryder, as well as some particular youth favourites such as Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers, the feeling at We Day 2013 in the Air Canada Centre was electric.

U.S. Companies Hang Up On Wireless Spectrum Auction

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2013 | Canada Business

There was no sign of foreign competition in the list of potential bidders for a piece of Canada's wireless market, with the names of the country's thr...

Fighting Big Telecom: Good Things Happen When Canadians Speak Out

David Christopher | Posted 11.20.2013 | Canada Business
David Christopher

Good things happen when Canadians speak out! For months, tens of thousands of citizens from right across Canada have stood up to demand the government take action for authentic choice in our broken wireless market.