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Telus Announces $430 Million Investment Across City of Calgary in 2022

As part of its $17 billion investment in operations, network infrastructure, and spectrum across the province now through 2026, Telus has today announced a $430 million investment across the City of Calgary in 2022. Creating 8,500 new jobs for Albertans and connecting more families to its 5G and PureFibre networks, Telus will connect homes and...

Calgary Now Using Transit App with Free Royale Subscription for Riders

Calgary Transit announced on Tuesday it has now retired its YYC Transit app, in favour of Montreal-based app Transit. Earlier this year, Calgary chose Transit as its next app provider for trip planning. The city was already Transit to power its YYC Transit app, but with the shift to Transit, riders will get a free...

City of Calgary and Waze Announce Data-Sharing Partnership

The City of Calgary announced on Tuesday it has partnered with Google’s Waze, as part of the latter’s Cities Data program, formerly known as the Connected Citizens Program. The free partnership means two-way data share of publicly available traffic information. Calgary’s Traffic Management Centre (TMC) will be able to improve traffic flow by getting real-time data...

Rogers for Business to Expand Fibre-Optic Network in Calgary

Rogers announced on Tuesday it will expand its high-speed internet in Calgary for small and medium-sized businesses. “While many employees are still working remotely, we are building the network of the future, so when Calgary businesses are ready, we will be there,” said Dean Prevost, President, Connected Home and Rogers for Business, in a statement. The...

Calgary Launches 16-Month Pilot Program for Electric Scooters

Calgary will soon see a fleet of electric scooters hit its streets as early as next week. According to a new report from The Star, Calgary's city council has approved a 16-month-long pilot project that could bring electric scooters to the city. The move comes after an exemption to the Alberta Traffic Safety Act was granted...

Amazon Expands Free Prime Same-Day Delivery to Calgary

Amazon has announced it has expanded its free Prime Same-Day shipping speeds to Calgary, starting today. The Prime shipping speed option allows for deliveries to arrive by 9pm the same day, and makes Calgary the third city in Canada to gain the option, available seven days a week, including Sunday. "As we've seen in Toronto and Vancouver, Prime...

CanBorder eDeclaration iOS App Now Supports Calgary Airport (YYC)

The CanBorder eDeclaration iOS app by Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has been updated to support Calgary International Airport (YYC). With CanBorder, travellers coming back to Canada can submit a digital declaration instead of the paper method and asking strangers to borrow their pen. The app allows you to create and store profiles so you...

Freedom Mobile Expands LTE Network in Calgary, Confirms VoLTE for iPhone Soon

Shaw has announced today its wireless network in Calgary has expanded for Freedom Mobile customers, as its Band 13 700 MHz spectrum has launched in the city. This mean LTE wireless coverage will see improvement, especially with indoor coverage. “Freedom Mobile’s Extended Range LTE leverages Band 13 700 MHz spectrum to provide customers with farther-reaching...

Uber Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Launching in Calgary

Uber is celebrating its one year anniversary of launching in Calgary. Under the new bylaws, the ride-sharing service provides residents with a safe and reliable means of transportation. In a statement, the general manager of Uber for Western Canada Ramit Kar said: "We are excited and honoured to celebrate the first year of Uber in...