BlackBerry enlarges mobile payment footprint with EnStream deal

BlackBerry Ltd. moved deeper into the mobile payment space with the signing of a three-year contract with EnStream LP to provide Canada’s three largest wireless carriers a secure platform for financial transactions between

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

BlackBerry booted off top Canadian brands list

One of the long standing challenges of the IT sector in this country is the lack of marketing and brand awareness. There are many great technology companies and solution providers but finding them

Published on: May 28th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

B.C. Interior home to newest Telus data centre

Telus Corp.’s latest Internet data centre is now open in southern British Columbia. One of eight across the country, the $75 million facility 115,000 sq. ft. facility in Kamloops is part of $3 billion

Published on: February 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Avaya makes significant organizational changes in Canada

CANCUN, MEX. – The big news coming out of this year’s Avaya Executive Partner Conference from a Canadian perspective is that the Canadian subsidiary has a new channel chief in Myles Davis. Avaya

Published on: November 13th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nokia’s smartphone with the 42 megapixel camera

Do you really need a smartphone with a 42 megapixel camera? Nokia thinks you do, and is bringing you just that in its new Lumia 1020 smartphone. A Canadian launch date hasn’t yet

Published on: September 19th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Industry Minister tells IT World Canada the wireless auction rules are set

There are no loopholes in the government's wireless telecom ownership and auction rules and policies, despite the objections raised by dominant carriers Rogers, Bell and Telus. That was federal Industry minister James Moore

Published on: August 20th, 2013 CDN Staff

Ottawa stands firm on wireless as big three continue multi-front fight

It’s shaping up to be a long, hot summer in Canada’s wireless wars. But instead of fighting each other, Bell, Rogers and Telus have targeted the federal government over competition policy that could

Published on: August 2nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Big three telcos launching full court press against Verizon, Ottawa

Almost a month after news broke of U.S. wireless giant Verizon’s $700 million offer for Canadian wireless startup Wind Mobile, and word of discussions to also purchase Mobilicity, the dominant incumbents are launching

Published on: July 29th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Telus strikes $380 million deal for Mobilicity

When the federal government launched its spectrum auction several years ago, one of the goals was to expand the number of players in Canada’s mobile telecommunications arena, and increase competition. It succeeded in

Published on: May 16th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Round one of Mobilicity vs. Telus goes to the underdog

While wireless startup is declaring “colossal” victory after a B.C. judge refused to grant rival Telus Communications a temporary injunction to take ads Telus feels are misleading off the air, they may not

Published on: December 20th, 2012 CDN Staff

Telus promotes three top executives in the Quebec region

Service provider Telus has announced three strategic appointments for its Quebec and Atlantic operations in an attempt to enhance its position as a national player.The Vancouver-headquartered Telus has expanded François Cote's portfolio to

Published on: November 27th, 2012 CDN Staff

Cisco combines two cloud channel programs into one

Cisco Systems has merged two programs into one after the networking company saw the market shifting towards more cloud-based services.Starting today Cisco's Managed Services Channel Program will be combined with its Cloud Provider

Published on: November 26th, 2012 Paolo Del Nibletto

Compugen appoints new sales VP for Western and Central Canada

Compugen Inc. of Richmond Hill, Ont. – ranked as CDN's Top Solution Provider for 2011 by revenue – has hired a new vice-president of sales for central and western region to replace Greg

Published on: November 16th, 2012 CDN Staff

RIM partners for mobile payments technology

The EnStream consortium has sold one major mobile payments asset but inked a deal with Research in Motion to develop another. EnStream, a mobile payments group consisting of Rogers, Bell and Telus, said

Published on: October 22nd, 2012 Christine Wong