Videotron launches LTE network

Videotron LTE coverage - September 2014

Quebec-based regional carrier Videotron today launched its LTE network. Promising speeds up to 150Mpbs, the network covers the Ottawa to Montreal to Quebec City corridor as well as other pockets such as Saguenay.  In all, the Videotron LTE network reaches nearly 90% of Québec’s population. Coverage in parts of eastern Ontario and Ottawa are the result of a tower sharing agreement with Rogers. […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 coming to Videotron and WIND Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 coming to Videotron

Samsung Canada announced the day that the Galaxy Note 4 was unveiled that the phablet was coming to Canada. It provided no further details except to say that it was coming “later this year.” Carrier details are now starting to emerge. Both Videotron and WIND Mobile have now confirmed plans to carry the device. Videotron has added a banner to […]

Moto E lands at Videotron

Motorola Moto E

Unlike most smartphones, the entry-level Moto E made its Canadian debut as an unlocked device sold at national retailers rather than through a carrier. Eastlink was the first Canadian carrier to begin to carry it and now Quebec’s Videotron has added it to its portfolio of mobile devices as well. The Moto E won’t let you down – and is priced […]

HTC Desire 510 coming soon to Canada and U.S.

HTC Desire510

HTC today announced that its latest smartphone, the HTC Desire 510. Best of all for those looking for a smartphone friendly to the wallet, it is coming to Canada and the U.S. in the near future. The entry-level device comes with LTE connectivity and promises to be “the perfect introduction to a world of high-quality, on-the-go video streaming and ultra-fast […]

Videotron to launch LTE network within weeks

Videotron - small logo

Quebecor, regional carrier Videotron’s parent company, yesterday announced in Q2 FY2014 financial results. Overall revenues reached CA$1.07 billion. Its wireless operatings contributed CA$66.8 million, an increase of 25.8%. Videotron added some 29,700 new customers to reach a total subscriber base of 551,300. The Apple iPhone was a key contributor with iPhone subscribers now accounting for 22% of the total base. […]