Cable & Telecom

Telus trials new app to put the brakes on distracted driving

VANCOUVER – Telus is test driving a new pilot project with B.C.-based mobile app company eBrake Technologies to help curtail distracted driving.eBrake is a new, Canadian-made mobile innovation for Android and iOS smartphones that completely blocks a driver from using their device while driving, but grants passengers unrestricted use.  When it detects vehicle-related motion, the software-based solution locks any device it is installed on and blocks incoming notifications. To unlock the device, the user must complete eBrake's patent pending Passenger Unlock Test, something a driver cannot complete while driving.  It is this test, continues the news release, that distinguishes eBrake...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.