Tag: wireless

CRTC fumbles MVNO decision, gives carriers the ball

By Ted Kritsonis

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) decision to slam the door on Wi-Fi-first wireless resellers — for the second time — shows how out of step the whole wireless industry is in Canada.

Reviewing the Essential Phone

By Ted Kritsonis

As a newcomer to the constant battle among smartphone manufacturers for relevance, Essential looks to pry away a few hands from others in the flagship price point.

Locking ban makes stronger case to avoid phone contracts

By Ted Kritsonis

Starting on Dec. 1, carriers will no longer be able to sell smartphones locked to their network, potentially opening up a stagnant wireless market in Canada. If it does make it easier to leave from one carrier to go to another, will Canadians take advantage of the opportunity?