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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...

Sunny Freeman

Big Telecom Is NOT Going To Be Happy About This

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 OpenMedia.ca 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...