Latest Telecoms News about Canada

Canada to Consult on Plans for Radio Spectrum Auction

  The Canadian government has outlined, in brief, its plans to auction off additional radio spectrum next year....

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CRTC to ensure telecoms networks can support next-gen 911 services

  The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has outlined the steps it will take to enhance Canadians' access to existing 9-1-1 services and facilitate the transition to next-generation 9-1-1 services....

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Canada's Quebecor Interested in Buying Struggling Smaller Networks

  Canada's Quebec based mobile network, Quebecor has confirmed that it has aspirations to become a nationwide network operator -- if the conditions are right....

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BlackBerry Enters the Mobile Payments Management Services Market

  BlackBerry has signed a 3-year agreement with the Canadaian mobile payments provider, EnStream to offer it secure communications services....

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Instagram to Expand Mobile Advertising to More Countries

  Facebook's photo sharing subsidiary, Instagram is to expand its advertising services to reach users in Australia, Canada and the UK....

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Canada's Rogers Signs Partner Agreement with Vodafone

  Vodafone and Canada's Rogers Communications have jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement....

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Canada's SaskTel to Turn Off EV-DO based CDMA data service

  Canada's SaskTel has announced that it will be turning off its EV-DO based CDMA data service later this year....

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Canada's Mobilicity Facing Uncertain Future as Telus Walks from Takeover Bid

  Canada's Telus is reported to have dropped its latest attempt to buy smaller struggling rival, Mobilicity, citing regulatory difficulties....

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Canada's Telus Posts Increases in First-Quarter Financials

  Canada's Telus has reported its first quarter financial results, and posted decent improvements in both revenues and profits....

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Canadian Wireless Customers See Average Monthly Bill Shrink Following Regulatory Changes

  On average, monthly bills for wireless service have dropped by $7 for customers in Canada. Recent regulatory changes, as well as early measures taken by some wireless carriers to be in compliance, has been highly influential in this outcome....

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