A deal has been struck and approved by a court in Ontario for Rogers Communications, Inc. to purchase small wireless carrier Mobilicity in a deal valued at $465 million. Mobility has been under creditor protection since September 2013 and has been the subject of a bit of a bidding war that includes Telus Corporation. Although Mobilicity is small, the company does possess valuable spectrum, hence the interest from the larger carriers. Read more
The LG G4 has found much fanfare across the globe since its launch a few weeks ago. And now the device is finally reaching Canadian shores on June 19.
LG has just announced that it will launch its flagship smartphone of 2015, the G4, in Canada on Friday, June 19. The handset will be available to purchase from Bell, Rogers, TELUS, Videotron, and WIND Mobile for $199.99 on-contract or $699.99 outright.
Canadian carriers Rogers and TELUS have now started pushing out the Lollipop update to all their carrier-branded variants of the Note 3. This upgrade brings the latest build of the Android operated system, in addition to a truckload of bug fixes and stability improvements.
Bad news for Galaxy S 5 owners in Canada; Rogers is the latest carrier to stop pushing out their Lollipop update to Samsung’s GS5. After some reported issues of boot looping and other problems, it looks like the carrier has indefinitely suspended the update with no time frame on when you can expect it to start back up. Read more
Samsung has just begun pushing out the long-awaited Lollipop update to all Rogers, TELUS, Koodo, WIND Mobile and Bell-branded variants of the Galaxy S5 located in Canada. This upgrade brings the latest version of the Android operating system, together with a multitude of new features, bug fixes and stability improvements to the handset.
Hit the break for the full changelog.
Starting today, residents in Canada can purchase the 4G-enabled model of Google’s latest tablet, the Nexus 9, directly from Roger’s for $699.99. The slate is currently available in either black or white from the carrier, and will leave its warehouse within 3-days of the order being placed.
HTC has been hard at work preparing their Lollipop update for the M8, and it’s finally going to roll out to Canadian users on Rogers and Telus starting tomorrow. HTC’s product manager confirmed that the update has passed its testing and certification, so we shouldn’t have to wait too much longer to see it start hitting devices.
Unfortunately, still no word on when it’ll be available in the US after missing its 90 day deadline, but hopefully HTC keeps everyone updated about the progress of the upgrade. Read more
Alex Wiesen, a lead manager with Google’s Google Voice team, announced today that MMS support within Google Voice is now live for almost 100 North American based carriers. To the dismay of many people, the list of carriers that gave the go ahead to roll out this update does not include Verizon. Customers on AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile in the U.S. as well as Rogers, Bell Canada and Telus in Canada will have this new option available to them. Read more
Samsung has officially released the Galaxy S5 Active for Canadian carriers Rogers, TELUS, and Bell. Read more