WIND Mobile Being Sold to Canadian-led Consortium

WIND Mobile Being Sold to Canadian-led Consortium

The wireless landscape in Canada is in constant flux – the Big Three pretty much rule the Canada’s wireless networks from border to border.  The Federal Government desperately would like another fourth major network to level the playing field and to create some much-needed competition to help keep services and options up and prices down […]

Tête-à-Tête Discusses if Virgin Mobile Can End Youth Homelessness in Canada

Tête-à-Tête Discusses if Virgin Mobile Can End Youth Homelessness in Canada

It is estimated that there are 35,000 youth across Canada living in emergency shelters and another 6,000 that sleep out on the streets on any given night.  There are also another 225,000 at-risk youths – those that are not in school or not working…these youths are on the verge of moving becoming a street youth.  […]

Samsung Announces Galaxy S5 Active Available Now on Bell for $279.95

Samsung Announces Galaxy S5 Active Available Now on Bell for $279.95

Earlier this month we knew the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active was going on sale at TELUS in the near future, but today Samsung of Canada just announced that it would launch today on several carriers and will only be available in the Titanium Grey.  Bell put the pricing out at $279.95 for a two-year contract […]

Convergence Predicts 1.64 Million Subs for New Entrants by End of 2014

Convergence Predicts 1.64 Million Subs for New Entrants by End of 2014

Canada’s Government has a mission to increase wireless mobile competition, hoping to lower prices and increase customer service.  The Government would like to see a fourth large carrier emerge to combat the Big Three – Rogers, Bell and TELUS.  The Government wants this new fourth carrier, but they want someone to come in and buy […]

Bell and Rogers: New Hardware Means New Share Plan

Bell and Rogers: New Hardware Means New Share Plan

Looks like the Canadian carriers are taking another page from the U.S. carriers and doing their best to get rid of the older, grandfathered plans that offered up some excellent value.  Before the Wireless Code was adopted and did away with three-year contracts, the carriers would often offer great deals to entice you to sign […]

Canadians: 40-percent Cite Price As Deciding Factor

Canadians: 40-percent Cite Price As Deciding Factor

Wearables – what kind of a word is that?  Up until a couple years ago, the first thing that might come to mind is Victoria’s Secret…my how times have quickly changed.  Once a small focus of fitness devices to measure distance run, or walked – they basically consisted of pedometers or ways to measure your […]

Canadian Google I/0 Attendees Will Receive Moto 360 in October

Canadian Google I/0 Attendees Will Receive Moto 360 in October

Remember the expression, “if it looks too good to be true, it probably is” or the old saying “nothing in life is free?”  Well, in the case of the free Moto 360 watch that was promised to the attendees of Google I/O, these two sayings are very relevant.  All Canadians that attended the conference will […]

Rogers: Reserved Your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Online

Rogers: Reserved Your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Online

The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 4 was unveiled at IFA Berlin just a couple short weeks ago, and it was made quite clear that Canadians would be able to take ‘notes’ sometime “later this year.”  Last week, several Canadian carriers made a commitment to add the Galaxy Note 4 to their arsenal of devices […]

Canadian Banks, Manufacturers & Carriers Working on NFC Payments

Canadian Banks, Manufacturers & Carriers Working on NFC Payments

There isn’t a soul out there that doesn’t think that shopping and paying for items with your mobile device via NFC is on its way and will become a reality.  However, for some reason it is taking the long way around in becoming commonplace.  It could and should be a very simple concept if everybody […]

Virgin Mobile’s RE*Generation Program Gets 3 New Phones

Virgin Mobile’s RE*Generation Program Gets 3 New Phones

It is always exciting to see Virgin Mobile add devices to its RE*Generation Program – three are available to purchase now and the Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be added when it comes out for a Virgin Mobile donation of $15.  The purchase of a Samsung Galaxy S5 will also fetch a $15 donation, the Galaxy […]