Tag Archives: Rogers

Competition Bureau rules against Rogers

Finally, the federal government has slapped Rogers Communications with a fine for misleading advertising. They will have to fork over $10 million for comments they made through their new brand, Chatr Wireless about dropped calls. As the Toronto Star article reports (click here to read it) They claimed that they have fewer dropped calls then new entrants Wind Mobile, Mobilicity [...]

Rogers scams us again

  Once again Rogers is in the news in a negative way. Once again Rogers is pissing off its customers. And once again Rogers is using their power to sleaze their way to some more money. We don’t yet know how it will end but for now they are receiving negative attention from the media [...]

Why we hate some companies

  In just about every developed country there are certain companies that the public likes to insult, hate and look down upon. They are often companies from within their own country and not foreign, although there are several exceptions. The most recent one is of course, BP in the United States. The reasons Americans hate [...]

Small Canadian company gets foreign investment

Toronto-based, Public Mobile, one of the new entrants to the Canadian cell phone carrier market announced yesterday that they received a $350 million investment from the Export-Import Bank of China. The money is intended to be used to build a wireless network throughout southern Ontario and in to Quebec. If Public Mobile will have a legitimate [...]

Cell phone carriers passing the buck

In the U.S., AT&T, the cell phone carrier that currently has the exclusivity on the Apple iPhone in the United States has had a lot of bad publicity about their inconsistent reception. It has actually been going on since the iPhone launched in 2007 and has not improved much with time. Their competitor, Verizon is [...]