BlackBerry’s Canadian Z10 Launch Event Had Balloons, CEOs And Customers!
It's not exactly reminiscent of BlackBerry's 2008 launch of the Storm, but the Z10 still seems to be off to a good start. BlackBerry today released the BlackBerry Z10 all-touch smartphone in its homeland of Canada on Rogers. The launch was attended by BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, Rogers President and CEO Nadir Mohamed, as well as plenty of loyal BlackBerry customers.
Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw
Rogers Communications, one of Canada’s largest wireless and Internet provider, said it will buy Mountain Cablevision and some wireless spectrum licenses from Shaw Communication for about $710 million USD ($700 million in Canadian dollars), reports Reuters.
After Few Days Of Use, The Google Nexus 4 Proves A Very Strong LTE Smartphone
Last Friday, I told you how to get your Nexus 4 working on LTE networks in Canada. All through this past weekend and today, I've been using that device as my primary phone on the LTE band the entire time. And despite some definite reduction in battery life, I couldn't be happier with the Nexus 4 now that it's playing nice with Rogers' LTE network.
Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Experiencing Major, Prolonged Outage
Canadian wireless and internet provider Rogers is currently experiencing a widespread, continued outage of services on both its cellular and cable home internet data networks, according to various user reports. Rogers is the second-largest internet provider in Canada by subscriber count, and the largest cellphone provider with somewhere around 10 million mobile customers.
Telco Company Claims Freedom of Speech Includes Misleading Ads
An anonymous reader writes "Rogers Telecommunications is claiming that a ruling by Canada's Competition Bureau violates Rogers' freedom of speech. The company is in court over a 2010 ad campaign where it claimed that its discount brand 'Chatr' was more reliable and suffered fewer dropped calls than the competition. The Competition Bureau found 'no discernible difference in dropped-call rates between Rogers/Chatr and new entrants' and began legal proceedings against Rogers for violating Canada's Competition Act. The Bureau is seeking a $10 million (CDN) fine, an end to the ad campaign, and for Rogers to issue a corrective notice."
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