Cellphone Contract Crackdown Sought by Watchdog

Cellphone Contract Crackdown Sought by WatchdogCanada’s competition watchdog told the broadcast regulator how it would overhaul cellphone contracts, including doing away with hidden fees and misleading claims designed to make it harder to switch carriers and keep prices high. In a submission to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, the Competition Bureau laid out changes it would like implemented in the telecom industry…

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Apple tops BlackBerry in Canadian sales

Apple tops BlackBerry in Canadian salesResearch in Motion’s home-country advantage has worn off amongst Canadian consumers. For the first time, its BlackBerry is no longer the top selling smartphone in the country, according to data compiled by research firm IDC and Bloomberg. Apple’s wildly popular iPhone device took the top spot for 2011 with sales of 2.85 million devices in Canada, easily beating BlackBerry sales that totaled 2.08 million. It marks the first time that…

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