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Bell sells MTS deal to Canadians with promises of better service, faster speeds

Bell’s impending acquisition of Manitoba’s regional telecommunications incumbent, MTS, still needs approval by Canada’s various regulators and government bodies, but the company’s biggest test is with the province’s own cellphone customers.

According to an interview with Winnipeg Free Press, Bell CEO Wade Oosterman says that while price changes are not guaranteed, service improvements are:

“I think it’s way too early to speculate on (price changes). What I know with certainty is that quality will go up.”

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Canadians, it’s time to take advantage of share plans to save money

Share your plan to save your money

If you feel the Canadian wireless market doesn’t treat customers fairly, that’s understandable. To get a good experience, you have to pay more than practically any country in the developed market.

But there is one way to save money on your mobile plan, and it doesn’t involve switching carriers, or even overhauling what you currently have. It involves utilizing a tool many of the major carriers themselves offer and  [Read More…]

Best transit apps for Canadians

Canada’s a big place, but getting around its biggest cities shouldn’t be a big task.

There are dozens of great transit apps out there, often built for a single city’s unique bus or metro system. But the best apps are the ones that undertake the difficult task of consolidating data from dozens — hundreds — of cities, arraying accurate arrival and departure times, directions, service messages and more in intuitive ways.

Transit App

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What Samsung Pay means for Canadians

Samsung has announced that in addition to expanding to larger markets like China this year, Samsung Pay will be coming to Canada as well.

Update, April 27: During Samsung’s Developer Conference in San Francisco, the company once again reiterated that it plans to roll out Samsung Pay to Canadians this year, as well as to the UK, Australia, Turkey and others.

Like other mobile payment services like Apple Pay and Android Pay, Samsung’s version substitutes  [Read More…]

What Samsung Pay means for Canadians

Earlier this week, Samsung announced that in addition to expanding to larger markets like China this year, Samsung Pay will be coming to Canada as well.

Like other mobile payment services like Apple Pay and Android Pay, Samsung’s version substitutes a physical credit card for a smartphone — in this, a Galaxy S6 or S7 series — to make physical payments in stores. Unlike those services, though, Samsung relies on a technology called MST, or Magnetic  [Read More…]