Telus Job Cuts To Hit 1,500 As Company Seeks To Slash Costs

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Business

Wireless provider Telus Corp. is planning to reduce its workforce by 1,500 positions as it boosts dividend payments to shareholders. The Vancouver-...

Justin Trudeau Is Just Not Ready to Take on Cellphone Bills

Peter Nowak | Posted 10.21.2015 | Canada Business
Peter Nowak

The new PM will be a breath of fresh air on the environment -- it's impossible to be any worse than his predecessor -- and he will take the leash off federal scientists, or so he has promised. However, one area the Liberals aren't expected to deliver any good news in are telecommunications services.

What Your Buildings Say About Your Brand

Andrea Goertz | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Business
Andrea Goertz

While not always top of mind in traditional brand assessments, a company's real estate holdings can be one of the most meaningful and concrete representations of its brand. Office buildings define skylines, shape cities' personalities and transform neighbourhoods. In doing so, they have tremendous potential to exhibit the true essence of a company's brand.

Telus Q2 Profit Falls, Operating Revenue Up

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2015 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER — Telus Corp. (TSX:T) is reporting a 10.5 per cent decline in net income for the second quarter, which it says included costs related to t...

Black's Photography To Live On.. As Website

CP | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL — Telus Corp. has agreed to sell the website and related app business to a Montreal-based company that sells photo prints, calend...

Cheap Plans Available On Canada's Wireless 'Black Market'

The Huffington Post Canada | William Alcopra | Posted 07.10.2015 | Canada Business

Want a cheaper phone plan? Sign up in the prairies.

The Latest Retailer Shut Down In Canada..

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada Business

Blacks is no longer photography. Telus is closing down all 59 Blacks Photography stores in Canada, affecting some 485 employees, a spokeswoman for...

Telus Profits From Rise Of Data Usage

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - Telus Corp. (TSX:T) says customers are using more data on their smartphones which helped push revenues higher in the first quarter.The tel...

Vancouver Taxis 1st In Canada To Offer Free Wi-Fi

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The free service is available to Yellow Cab customers regardless of their provider.

These Are The Telcos Canadians Complain About The Most

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.02.2015 | Canada Business

Canadians are filing fewer complaints about their telecom providers, but the ones they’re filing has a watchdog agency worried. The Commissioner ...

Telus Proposes Giant Media Screen For New Vancouver Tower

CBC | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The 7.5-by-11 metre screen would hang from the 16th to the 18th floors of the building.

How to Stop Big Companies from Ripping You Off

Andrew Tai | Posted 04.11.2015 | Canada Business
Andrew Tai

A plan with unlimited calls, unlimited texting and a small amount of data from major providers like Bell, Rogers and Telus can cost up to $80 per month, and that doesn't even cover roaming fees or long-distance calls. To save money, you may want to look into some of the cheaper brands like the Telus-owned Koodo or Wind, and avoid the "Big Three."

Bell, Telus Face Lawsuit Over Rounding Up To Next Minute

CP | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO -- An Ontario court has certified class action lawsuits against Telus and Bell over the practice of rounding up calls to the next full minute....

Canada's Internet Needs to Join the 21st Century

Benjamin Klass | Posted 01.21.2015 | 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 12.15.2014 | 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 12.07.2014 | 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 11.30.2014 | 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 11.23.2014 | 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...