Latest Telecoms News about Canada

Huawei to Invest $500 Million into Ontario over next 5 years

  Huawei has announced it will make a significant new long-term investment in the Province of Ontario to support the expansion of Huawei's Canadian R&D and business operations....

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Bell Canada Increases LTE Download Speeds to Hit 150Mbps

  Bell Canada says that it has increased 4G LTE network speeds up to 45%. Bell LTE download speeds have increased from 75Mbps to 110 Mbps, with speed as high as 150 Mbps available in some locations....

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BAI Canada expands Railway Coverage

  BAI Canada and the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) have brought wireless internet service to Bay Station as part of a broader plan to extend Wi-Fi and cellular capabilities to all underground subway stations....

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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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