Rogers Billing Process Gets Revamped to Lower Customer Complaints

Even since Guy Laurence, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rogers Communications took over, he has one thing on his mind – improving the company with his Rogers 3.0 plan.  The first part of the program was to revamp management, and they did that by eliminating jobs and restructuring the way managers reported to Mr. […]

TELUS and CIBC Partner to Offer VISA Rewards Credit Card

A little more than a year ago, TELUS and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) paired up and offered a mobile payment service and application, for certain devices with Near Field Communications (NFC).  All you needed was to have a CIBC branded credit card and the CIBC app on your smartphone.  Certain restrictions, such […]

HTC One M9 Makes its Way into Canada

As we reported in March, the new HTC One M9 is now available for purchase in Canada for $200 on a two-year contract and about $750 off contract.  It is available now at several carriers – Rogers, Bell, TELUS, Koodo Mobile and Videotron – and will also be sold at SaskTel and Wind Mobile next […]

Fido and Virgin Mobile Added the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

April 10 was the big launch day for the new Samsung duo – Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.  It was a worldwide launch and their availability in Canada was no surprise as the Black Sapphire and White Pearl were showing up at most carriers, and on April 30, the Gold Platinum model should also be available.  […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Users In Canada Receiving Their Lollipop Update

It’s here!  Samsung Canada has started rolling out Android 5.0.1 Lollipop for the Samsung Galaxy S4.  Customers on various carriers have contacted our source and let them know that their Galaxy S4’s are getting the offer to download Android 5.0.1 Lollipop.   Along with the new update, you will be privy to Google’s Material Design.  The […]

TELUS Poised To Be Big Winner In The 2500 MHz Auction Tomorrow

It seems that every month we are writing about a spectrum auction going on in Canada, and it just so happens that the 2500 MHz auction will be taking place tomorrow.  The 2500 MHz provides lots of ‘space’ for high-bandwidth activities like video streaming.  This auction is different from others in that the federal government […]

Canada’s Government to Expand Credit Card Code of Conduct to Mobile Transactions

Everything is going mobile these days and one of the fastest growing segments is using your mobile smartphone to make payments via your credit card…often referred to as an electronic wallet.  Google Wallet, Samsung Pay, Suretap and PayPal are great examples – you setup up your bank account and attach your Debit and Credit Cards […]

Uber Safe – A Free Ride for Intoxicated Torontonians

Uber, who ever thought that those four little letters would end up providing transportation in 55 countries and more than 200 cities worldwide?  Originally, “UberCab,” it is the brainchild of Travis Kalanick.  It all came about because he could not get a cab in Paris, France.  The company is based in San Francisco, CA and […]

Bell Makes Changes After the Privacy Commissioner Raises Concerns

Canadian carriers are being watched very closely, yet they still seem to be getting caught, and Bell is the latest one with their hand in the cookie jar.  The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada says that they have “significant privacy concerns with Bell’s Relevant Advertising Program.”  This program involves tracking the Internet browsing […]

WIND Mobile to Revamp Plans, Pricing and Financing on April 9

WIND Mobile is changing more than just its executives around – they are changing just about everything  concerning their pricing and structure – the pricing plans will focus on lower prices, but also lower and stricter data limits.  They are revamping their WINDtab plans to make it easier to purchase those more expensive devices on […]