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Telecom shares slump after Verizon's $700-million bid for Wind

Shares of Canada's major phone companies slumped today as analysts warned a potential entry into Canada by Verizon Communications Inc. could "disrupt the Canadian wireless market."<p>Verizon is pushing forward with its efforts to expand into Canada's $19-billion wireless market, putting an initial …

Telecoms

Government pushes 700Mhz auction to January 2014, moves application deadline to September 17th

The Government of Canada has pushed the 700Mhz spectrum auction to January 14th, 2014, from the earlier date of November 19th “in light of [the] …

Area code 236 is now live in British Columbia

Residents and businesses of British Columbia! Today is June 1st and this means that area code 236 is now live, becoming the fourth in the province. …

7-Star Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai Now Offers 24k Gold iPads for Guests

If you have ever travelled to Dubai, then you have seen the iconic 7-star hotel the Burj Al Arab. Designed to look like a flag sail, this hotel sits …

Samsung expects to pass 10 million Galaxy S4 sales next week, confirms Note 3 will have a 5.9-inch display

A report earlier this week suggested that Samsung was going to achieve Galaxy S4 sales of 10 million units. It’s true. JK Shin, Samsung’s co-CEO, …

TELUS to acquire Mobilicity and its 250,000 subs for $380 million

This is turn of events, but also expected.<p>In a press release today TELUS announced that they’ve entered into an agreement to acquire Mobilicity for …

Pollsters hint at what went wrong in gauging the B.C. election

Canada's pollsters woke up Wednesday with what is becoming an eerily familiar feeling – egg on their face, so to speak, after the B.C. election results. How could they have so badly underestimated Christy Clark's late surge?<p>The result comes after similar ones in Quebec and Alberta: The polls didn't …

Government

Leak suggests Samsung Galaxy S4 will launch in “Blue Arctic”

When the Samsung Galaxy S4 launched a few weeks ago TELUS noted that they’ll have “additional color options to follow later this year.” There was no …

Samsung Galaxy S4 first impressions

We’ve been graced with a final hardware build of the Galaxy S4, and thought we’d take it for a hands-on spin before sitting down to write our …

TELUS doubles down, now offering $100 credit to customers to delay Galaxy S4 shipping

Over the weekend TELUS sent out select customers an email that offered up a $50 bill credit to delay shipping of the Samsung Galaxy S4. This was due …

British Columbia to Add New ‘236’ Area Code on June 1

The CRTC is adding a new area code for British Columbians starting June 1. The area code 236 will be introduced to keep up with demand for new phone …

TELUS Q1 2013 results show ARPU of $60.04/month, subscriber base jumps to 7.7 million

According to TELUS’ Q1 2013 results the company has increased their subscribers base to 7.7 million, up 4.6% or 33,000. Wireless revenues increased …