Telus walks out of industry assocation

What do startups Wind Mobile, Mobilicity, Public Mobile and giant Telus Corp. have in common? Besides selling wireless, all have pulled out of their industry lobby group, The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA).

Published on: February 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

#FollowFriday – People who watch spectrum auctions, big data, and data breaches

For our weekly #FollowFriday post we're bringing you three nerds to add to your list. And we mean that in the good way, in the way that only nerds can be curious enough

Published on: February 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

A dozen bidders will fight for 700Mhz spectrum

Two potential bidders for January’s 700 MHz spectrum auction have pulled out of the running, leaving only 12 approved participants for some of the most valuable frequencies the government has put up for

Published on: November 11th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Wind to be in 700 MHz spectrum auction

Although its major financial backer is looking to sell the Canadian division or lower its investment, Wind Mobile will file a five per cent deposit Tuesday to bid on what is expected to

Published on: September 16th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Verizon turns back on Canada

Ottawa’s wireless strategy is on shaky ground with news that Verizon Communications is not going to bail out two of the country’s startup carriers. Verizon said Monday it has finally clinched to buy

Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Wind can’t say yet if it will be in spectrum auction

Three weeks before deposits are due for bidders in the 700 MHz spectrum auction, the head of Wind Mobile can’t say if the startup will be participating. "We're continuing to assess our alternatives,"

Published on: August 28th, 2013 Howard Solomon