Posts tagged as: Canada

CTV Gives a Fifth Season to The Listener

CTV announced a 13-episode fifth season order for its original drama series “The Listener,” bringing the series total to 65 episodes. Produced for CTV by Shaftesbury in association with Fox International Channels, and distributed by Shine International, the one-hour drama stars Craig Olejnik as mind-reading crime-solver Toby Logan. The announcement was made at MIPCOM, the […]

Carriers in Canada Form Single Stolen IMEI DM Which Connects with International GSMA Database

A number of carriers in Canada, along with the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), are working together on a new national blacklist of mobile phones and carrier-connected devices. The new service will prevent stolen phones listed on an international database from being used on Canadian carrier networks. The Canadian database will record IMEI numbers for […]

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Coming to Canada in October

Sony turned to Twitter to announce that its super-fancy phablet, Xperia Z Ultra, is coming to Canada during the month of October. Here’s that tweet: Great news! Sony #XperiaZUltra is coming to #Canada in Oct 2013! Details coming soon, stay tuned! The Japanese company failed to name which carrier(s) will be offering the 6.4-inch device. […]

Verizon Alters Canadian Strategy

Verizon Communications has put on hold plans to acquire two small Canadian mobile network operators. According to Reuters. Verizon is instead weighing whether or not to participate in an upcoming Canadian spectrum auction. The deadline for entering the auction is September 17. If Verizon participates in the auction, it cannot forge any sort of deal […]

Verizon Might Take Over Canada’s Wind Mobile and/or Mobilicity

Verizon Wireless is looking to Canada as one possible avenue through which it can expand its business. The company is speaking to both Wind Mobile and Mobilicity, which are newer, smaller wireless network operators that offer service in Canada. Wind has about 600,000 customers and is valued at approximately $670 million. The number of Mobilicity’s […]

US, Canada, UK Refuse to Sign ITU Treaty Over Internet Control Concerns

Representatives of the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom are refusing to sign a treaty relating to Internet governance. The three countries all objected to the International Telecommunications Union treaty, refusing to sign anything that would allow “all states to have equal rights to the governance of the Internet.” Many attendees from various countries […]

Rogers Expands Its LTE to 18 New Canadian Markets – Covers 60% of Population

Rogers has expanded its LTE coverage in Canada by 18 new markets. Previously promised in July, the expansion sees the carrier’s LTE network grow enough to cover 60-percent of the Canadian population, only months into its second year of deployment in the country. This forms part of the company’s $500 million plan for widespread LTE […]

Gogo Gains License for In-Flight Wi-Fi in Canada

In-flight Wi-Fi provider has been given approval to offer its service in Canada. Industry Canada has issued a subordinate license to the company, allowing it to serve flights using its air-to-ground radio-based technology. Both internal flights and those crossing the border into the US will get access. Gogo plans to start cell site construction in […]

Amazon Canada Reveals Potential Wii U Software Box Designs

Listings for three Ubisoft Wii U games on Amazon.ca show a new design at the top of the boxes, which is possibly the design for all Wii U boxarts. Nintendo seems to be going to extremes to ensure Wii U boxes aren’t confused for Wii games (though they will be anyway), trading the white and […]

LG Canada Will Not Upgrade the Optimus 2X to Android 4.0

LG Canada has announced that the Optimus 2X will not be receiving an update to Android 4.0. In a tweet responding to a customer question, the company’s Canadian arm clarified that a previous announcement from LG had in fact been a “general statement from HQ.” LG Canada had nothing more to add on the matter. […]

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