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Telus promises 99% LTE coverage in Ontario and Alberta by end of 2016

Telus has announced that it plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars into its wireless networks in Ontario, British Columbia, and Alberta this year.

As part of its staged infrastructure investment rollout across the country, the company says that by the end of 2016 it plans to cover 99% of Alberta and Ontario, and 98% of British Columbia, with LTE signal.

Nearly $ 400 million of that investment will go to the Greater Vancouver area, filling  [Read More…]

TELUS will roll out the Marshmallow update for BlackBerry Priv on May 3

The Canadian carrier TELUS has announced that it will begin rolling out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for the BlackBerry Priv on May 3.

The reveal was posted on the TELUS update schedule, and notes that the Priv will get a security update along with the Marshmallow rollout. BlackBerry began updating the Priv to Marshmallow 6.0.1 earlier this week for people who bought the phone directly from the ShopBlackBerry site in the U.S., the UK. Canada  [Read More…]

Telus may finally be updating the Galaxy S5 and Note 4 to Marshmallow

According to a new document, it appears as though Telus may be preparing to roll out the Marshmallow update for both the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 4. The Marshmallow rollout has been a slow one, but we have seen lots of different phones get updated recently.

While both phones are somewhat older, that doesn’t mean that those holding onto them don’t want the latest operating system. Arjin Puri noted the changes on Twitter:

Canadian  [Read More…]

Telus begins VoLTE pilot in British Columbia on select Android phones

Telus, Canada’s second-largest wireless provider, has launched Voice Over LTE, or VoLTE, as a pilot in a small area of the British Columbia Lower Mainland before rolling it out to the rest of the country.

Currently available for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and LG G4, with other devices to come in the “near future,” according to a support page for the service, Telus notes that there are multiple benefits to using VoLTE:

Increased availability of HD Voice  [Read More…]

When will my Telus smartphone be updated?

Your phone could be updated sooner than you think.

Telus, Canada’s second-largest mobile carrier, is a customer-friendly company, and one of its commitments is to keep Android users informed about when their devices will receive bug fixes, performance improvements, and significant new OS versions.

The company hosts a constantly-updated chart in its forums detailing when the next Galaxy, Moto, Nexus or Alcatel will receive an over-the-air software update, which has helped alleviate a number of emails,  [Read More…]

LG G4 receiving Marshmallow update on Canada’s Telus and Rogers

After Europe and the U.S., the LG G4 is now receiving the Marshmallow update in Canada. Telus has commenced the rollout, with Rogers set to offer the update from February 3. No details as of now as to when Bell will start rolling out Android 6.0 to its LG G4.

Telus’ security update schedule also mentions that the LG G3 is slated to receive the Marshmallow update by March 14. Rogers also states that its variant  [Read More…]

Telus expecting Android M updates for Nexus 5 and 6 on October 5

According to new support documents, Telus is expecting to push the upcoming Android Marshmallow update to both the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 beginning October 5. Google is hosting an event on September 29, in which it will likely reveal new hardware, along with more information about the release of the new OS.

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The HTC One M9 is now available from TELUS

The HTC One M9 is now available from Canadian carrier TELUS.

The HTC One M9 is available from TELUS for $ 200 with a two-year contract, though you can grab it without contract at its full price of $ 750.

Android 5.0 Lollipop rolls out to the HTC One M8 on Rogers and Telus

Neighbors in the great white north rejoice! HTC Canada has just announced that Android 5.0 Lollipop is rolling out to the HTC One M8 on both Rogers and Telus.

Telus now offers Nexus 6 for $250 with contract

Wireless carrier Telus is now offering Google’s Nexus 6 smartphone for $ 280 with a two-year contract. The Canadian carrier will also sell you Google’s flagship smartphone for $ 780 outright if you’re not willing to sign a long-term service agreement. The Nexus 6 that Telus is offering is the 32 GB Midnight Blue model.

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