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Samsung to unlock FM chip in new smartphones

Media | 01/12/2018 3:47 pm EST

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. will unlock FM chips in its newer smartphones, according to a press release issued Tuesday. Emmis Communications Corp., the maker of the NextRadio smartphone app that works with smartphones’ built-in FM chip, said in the release that Samsung...

Telus, B.C. pledge $2M to connect youth in government care

telecom | 04/05/2017 9:33 pm EDT

Telus Corp. and the government of British Columbia are committing $2 million to offer subsidized smartphones to up to 1,000 youth who are currently, or were previously, in government care. The pilot project, which will begin in the spring and was announced on the B.C. government website Friday, will provide young adults with Motorola Mobility LLC Moto G smartphones that will include monthly phone and data plan credits for up to two years. The phones will have unlimited nationwide talk and text and up to 3GB of monthly data. “Government’s goal is to ensure that...