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Rogers' CEO Tony Staffieri says butt dial never happened

Rogers' CEO Tony Staffieri says butt dial never happened

2 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

Tony Staffieri is the CEO of Rogers, one of the largest telecom companies in Canada. But according to reporting from the Toronto Star , many people see him as a "proxy" for...
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Telecom news roundup: the season of acquisitions

Telecom news roundup: the season of acquisitions

4 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   3 articles

Rogers' takeover of Shaw has dominated telecom headlines for the last two years. While it is the largest telecom acquisition in Canadian history, it's not the only recent one...
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ISP Start.ca reportedly joins Telus banner

ISP Start.ca reportedly joins Telus banner

5 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Telus appears to have acquired internet service provider , Start.ca. Peter Nowak, an executive at ISP TekSavvy, shared the news on Twitter. Nowak didn't share how he confirmed...
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Acanac launches limited time offer - 6 months free internet for Start.ca and Altima Customers

Acanac launches limited time offer - 6 months free internet for Start.ca and Altima Customers

5 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Acanac is providing a new deal specifically for Start.ca and Altima customers. For over 19 years, Acanac, an internet provider based in Ontario and Quebec, has provided...
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Bell quietly completed Distributel acquisition in December

Bell quietly completed Distributel acquisition in December

6 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

Telecom giant Bell has completed its acquisition of Distributel, according to its Q4 earnings report. The report highlights a number of areas of customer growth through the...
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Bell Aliant's 911 landline outage on the East Coast came from 10-digit dialling change

Bell Aliant's 911 landline outage on the East Coast came from 10-digit dialling change

7 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

Bell Aliant says a software update caused landline users in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and P.E.I unable to reach 911. The issue lasted between 6:00am and 8:30am, local time. A...
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Staples Canada signs on to exclusively sell Bell wireless plans, devices

Staples Canada signs on to exclusively sell Bell wireless plans, devices

8 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

Staples and Bell have entered a multi-year agreement to sell Bell, Virgin Plus and Lucky Mobile services. Staples sales associates will man in-store kiosks that will come to...
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Rogers-Shaw merger deadline extended to Feb. 17

Rogers-Shaw merger deadline extended to Feb. 17

9 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

Rogers, Shaw, and Québecor have extended their proposed transactions deadline to February 17th. January 31st was previously set as the suggested deadline, but the companies are...
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Telecom news roundup: Competition Bureau ends fight to block Rogers-Shaw merger

Telecom news roundup: Competition Bureau ends fight to block Rogers-Shaw merger

11 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

The Competition Bureau will no longer appeal against the Rogers-Shaw merger and Vidéotron's takeover of Freedom Mobile. The federal department was seeking to overturn a ruling...
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Minister Champagne isn't hurrying to approve Rogers-Shaw merger

Minister Champagne isn't hurrying to approve Rogers-Shaw merger

12 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

Rogers and Shaw are coming close to their proposed January 31st deadline, but Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne isn't rushing to grant his seal of...
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Samsung Galaxy S23 review

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In our OnePlus 11 review , we covered all the key areas where the latest OnePlus phone improves upon its predecessors. From the display and overall performance to camera... Read more ...

Someone put a USB-C port on AirPords Pro before Apple did - and you can do too

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Ken Pilonel, a Robotics Engineer, is known to be the first to add a working USB-C port to the iPhone in 2021. In his latest video, he showed how he added a USB-C port to his... Read more ...

Searching for real estate? Get ready for property descriptions generated by...

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