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Telus begins separating ‘quality’ wireless subs in financial reports

telecom | 05/09/2019 6:46 pm EDT

One year after claiming it registers similar smartphone-specific new subscribers compared to its major competitors, Telus Corp. has separated out what it traditionally...

Telus says smartphone-specific adds at least on par with competitors

telecom | 05/18/2018 2:54 pm EDT

When paring the first quarter numbers down, Telus Corp.’s smartphone plan uptake rivaled its peers, if not beat them, despite comparatively lower new postpaid additions, a...

No slow-down for increases in data usage: telecoms

telecom | 03/23/2018 5:18 pm EDT

Executives from Rogers Communications Inc. and Telus Corp. don’t see demand for wireless data slowing down, they told an investors conference earlier this week. “We’re still seeing significant data growth in the wireless...

Regional players shouldn’t qualify for spectrum set asides: Bell, Rogers

telecom | 09/12/2017 5:54 pm EDT

Two of Canada’s largest telecom companies aren’t overly enthusiastic...

New iPhone driving discounts for older models: Barclays

telecom | 09/19/2016 7:56 pm EDT

Carriers are capitalizing on demand for Apple Inc.’s new iPhone with heavy discounts on older models, according to Barclays Capital. Despite a $400 price tag for the 32GB iPhone on a two-year...

Demand for faster upload speeds growing: analysts

Media | 09/14/2016 9:20 pm EDT

The need for upload speed is growing among Canadian consumers and businesses, though it’s too early to tell whether there’s real demand for symmetrical Internet plans that some companies have begun offering, according...

Telus calls Shomi service undue preference by Rogers, Shaw

Media | 09/12/2014 8:47 pm EDT

GATINEAU, Que. — Telus Corp. says it is “very concerned” Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. are using the beta-test phase of their recently launched over-the-top (OTT) service to give themselves an undue preference. Rogers and Shaw announced the launch of the Netflix-style service called Shomi in late August. The service will initially be available only to those who subscribe to Internet or TV services through Shaw or Rogers, though Rogers Media president Keith Pelley has said he is “comfortable” other broadcaster distributors will jump on...

Telus-Mobilicity deal receives court approval

telecom | 05/28/2013 8:39 pm EDT

The Ontario Superior Court approved Telus Corp.’s deal to purchase Dave Wireless Inc., operating as Mobilicity, for $380 million, the companies said. "Following on last week's vote in favour of the proposal by...