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Shaw Business launches enterprise-grade video surveillance solution for small and medium-sized businesses

Available today, SmartSurveillance gives business owners a cost-effective surveillance solution that keeps them connected to their business Shaw Communications Inc. today announced the launch of SmartSurveillance, an enterprise-grade managed video surveillance solution designed to help owners monitor and protect their businesses while providing valuable analytical insights.  “Until now, the market has been dominated by off-the-shelf surveillance systems and expensive corporate…

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Lucky Mobile is Canada’s new low cost mobile alternative for budget-conscious Canadians

Monthly plans start at just $20 and include unlimited talk, text and more Bell today announced the upcoming launch of Lucky Mobile, an easy and low-cost prepaid mobile alternative for budget-conscious Canadians with monthly plans starting at just $20. “Lucky Mobile is an all-new mobile service for people who want a straightforward, low-cost prepaid option that offers all the talk, text and data options…

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Number of telecom complaints increased in 2017 – mostly about bills and the internet

According to the latest annual report by the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS), the number of complaints from small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) rose 15 per cent over the past year, to the point where they now represent 10 per cent of all complaints against the telecommunications industry “Telecom services are the lifeblood of so many businesses now,”…

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Telus joins Rogers in asking for extension to CRTC’s data, roaming fees deadline

Telus Corp. has joined Rogers Communications Inc. in saying it can’t meet a Dec. 1 deadline for completing changes to the way customers are billed for extra data usage and international roaming charges Vancouver-based Telus is asking the CRTC for permission to extend the deadline for updating its billing system to March 31, 2018 — although it anticipates some changes…

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Wireless Data Overage Fees Now Exceed Roaming Revenues in Canada

Michael Geist, University of Ottawa law professor, has shed some insight on the recent CRTC 2017 Communications Monitoring Report, which detailed the state of communications services in Canada. The top five broadcasting and telecommunications groups/entities, which consist of Bell Canada, Quebecor, Rogers, Telus and Shaw/Corus, together combined to account for 83% of total industry revenues in 2016, a “slight increase” compared to 2015 and…

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Rogers wants more time to implement new wireless code rules on data, roaming overage fees

Rogers Communications Inc. wants more time to implement new rules that outline how wireless providers must alert customers that exceed data or roaming caps, arguing it’s impossible to make the changes by the Dec. 1 deadline. Canada’s largest wireless provider applied to the federal telecom regulator last week for a six-month extension to comply with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications…

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Over 75% Of Canadian Small Businesses Polled Are Operating Without Cyber Insurance

TruShield Insurance recently polled Canadian entrepreneurs across the country to find out how they protect their businesses from the growing threat of cybercrime. Findings revealed that there are a number of cyber security myths floating around that are leaving small business owners unnecessarily vulnerable. Here’s what Patrick Cruikshank, TruShield’s cyber insurance expert, and Rory Macleod, leader of BlackBerry’s Cybersecurity Consulting Group, have…

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Get 10GB of Data for $50.00/Month. Freedom

Freedom Mobile, the Canadian wireless telecommunications provider owned by Shaw Communications Inc., has announced that it will be offering new cellular data plans much cheaper than those offered by its main competitors – known known as the “Big Three” Shaw Communications Inc.’s Freedom Mobile is spicing up Canada’s wireless market with new data plans far cheaper than those offered by its Big Three…

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Bell and Akamai to offer suite of web security and performance solutions for Canadian businesses

Bell, Canada’s largest communications company, and Akamai Technologies, Inc., the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, today announced a strategic partnership that expands Bell’s broad portfolio of web security solutions for Canadian businesses with the addition of Akamai’s leading web performance and cloud security products. “Bell delivers the integrated solutions Canadian businesses need to increase productivity, maximize service differentiation and…

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No More Unlimited Data Roaming In North America but..

One of the most lovely part about having a T- Mobile subscription is having unlimited data roaming in mainly three countries: the US, Canada, and Mexico. In fact, this has been considered to be the most generous perk of T-Mobile. As of November 12th, T-Mobile is putting a data cap on data roaming usage for US travelers heading to Canada or Mexico, putting an end to unlimited data roaming in North…

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