Wireless Data

Canada’s Wireless Data Pricing Again Ranks the Worst in Developed World: Study

Image via Michael Geist (arrow emphasis ours) Finland-based consultancy, Rewheel Research, has shared another report detailing the cost of wireless data amongst the developed world, and again, Canada’s pricing is ranked among the most expensive. The consultancy group joined Dr. Michael Geist on the latter’s podcast, Lawbytes, to discuss more about the company and also...

CWTA Responds to Say Wireless Data Prices in Canada are Competitive

The data firm Tefficient recently released data in its 14th analysis of data usage across 13 countries. The analysis included countries such as Canada, Singapore, Japan, Korea, and Hong Kong. The study found that Canadian wireless providers charge the most per data, while their customers tend to make limited use of that data. “The most expensive mobile data […]

Apple Testing Ultra Fast Li-Fi Wireless Technology for iPhones

The most recent versions of iOS, including iOS 9.1, are found to contain references to Li-Fi, an experimental high-speed wireless networking protocol that uses pulses of light to transmit data, revealing Apple may be testing the new technology for its future iPhones, AppleInsider is reporting. Spotted first by Twitter user Chase Fromm, the operating system's library cache...

Wireless Data Spending in Canada Expected to Double by 2019: IDC

Following the annual CRTC report, it was the turn of IDC to analyse the performance of the Canadian wireless market last year and predict how it will perform over the next few years. According to IDC, the Canadian telecom market grew by 3.9% in 2014, with wireless accounting for $20.1 billion, or 45% of telecom services...

Rogers CEO: The Industry Needs to Change its Wireless Data Marketing

Guy Laurence, the CEO of Rogers Communications, has said at a CIBC conference in Montreal that the telecom industry "needs to stop trying to scare people into buying more data”, and start making it easier for them to know why it’s worth the price. “We need to change the philosophy of how we sell data so it’s as easy...