Study Claims Canada has the Most Affordable Internet in the World
A new study, titled 'The Inclusive Internet,' was released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) early this morning. The study measured prices and the competitive environment for both wireless and wired broadband services all around the world. The report found that Canada topped the United States, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and 70 other countries. This...
New Ride-Sharing Service Could Compete with Uber in Ottawa
According to a new report from the CBC, the City of Ottawa has started to reviewing the application of a second ride-sharing company. In a meeting that took place this morning, chief of the city's bylaw and regulatory services Roger Chapman, mentioned the impending license as part of a broader update. Chapman declined to mention the...
New Details Reveal Verizon’s Serious Offers for Mobilicity, WIND Mobile
While the Verizon message was simple and clear – the company had never seriously considered to enter the Canadian wireless market – the Globe and Mail sources tell a completely different story. Verizon had real interest and elaborated two scenarios of a successful foray onto the Canadian landscape. (more…)
Bell Survey: Verizon Should Not Be Favoured; Public Poll Favours Switching
The forthcoming wireless spectrum auction has triggered loud comments on Ottawa's wireless policy, which allows new entrants to purchase two blocks of spectrum out of the available four, while the incumbents are limited to one. But what do Canadians think about it? (more…)