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Canadians Finally Have Access To Cheap Cable

Canadians pay among the highest amount in the world for wireless service. For example, for a basic plan that includes texting, data and talking minutes the average in other industrialized countries is $22 per month; whereas in Canada we pay $37.29 a month. The story is similar for cable and internet. As a consumer you can only be taken advantage of by a corporation for so long -- there comes a point where you can't take it anywhere. We've reached that point.

Bell Swallows Glentel

MONTREAL - BCE Inc (TSX:BCE) says it's buying wireless phone retailer Glentel Inc. (TSX:GLN) in a deal valued at $670 million in stock, cash and debt.Glentel has nearly 500 locations across Canada, se...

Creative Canadians Take on Big Telecom's Propaganda

Judging by the remarkable grassroots response from Canadians, it's clear that Big Telecom has totally misjudged the national mood. They're wasting millions on misleading propaganda and expensive ads that almost nobody believes. Canadians are uniting against the lies of Big Telecom in a big way, and the results have been spectacular.

But It's Not Fair!

MONTREAL - Bell Canada has joined Rogers Communications (TSX:RCI.B) in calling for Ottawa to change its policy on foreign ownership of Canadian wireless communications networks.The two rivals say they...

It's Official: Canadians Pay More for Cell Phones Than Almost Anyone

With a new report from the OECD placing Canada in 32nd place (out of 34) in terms of cell phone prices, the question is clear: Why is Canada falling so far behind the rest of the industrialized world? Our high prices are the direct result of the fact that 94 per cent of our broken wireless market is controlled by just three giant Big Telecom conglomerates. Many Canadians have no alternative to the high-cost Big Three.

The B.C. Election: The Pitfalls of Flip-Flopping

Here Warren Kinsella's oft-repeated maxim rings true. In Kinsella's latest book he states that what is true of car crashes is true of political life. When polled, voters will insist they hate negative ads. But when they thinking no one is looking they will slow down, take a look, and remember what they see.

Bell Canada Plans Netflix Competitor

MONTREAL — BCE will launch a made-in-Canada competitor to Netflix, available in English and French, CEO George Cope said Monday. The service will be available on demand and on any device, and will use...

Media Giant Sees Profit Leap

BCE Inc. (TSX:BCE), Canada's largest telecommunications company and the parent of Bell Canada and CTV, raised both its dividend and 2012 earnings forecast Wednesday after reporting a second-quarter pr...