Moore makes it clear: Auction rules are set

In case you didn’t get the message, the federal government isn’t going to change a comma in the rules for the upcoming spectrum auction despite the pleas of the three biggest incumbent cellular

Published on: August 20th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Create government-owned cellphone company: Union

There's a solution to the controversy over increasing the number of cellular carriers in Canada says a telecom union: Create a government-owned cellular company. The call comes from the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers

Published on: August 16th, 2013 nestor e arellano

Verizon re-thinking Wind acquisition: Report

  No one likes to be squeezed in business, and apparently that includes telecom giant Verizon Wireless.According to a report in the Globe and Mail, the U.S. carrier has decided to put off its

Published on: August 14th, 2013 nestor e arellano

Fight for Wind Mobile involves Rogers: Report

The man with the biggest grin in the Canadian wireless scene could be VimpelCom Ltd. CEO Jo Lunder, who could be entertaining three bids for its Canadian Wind Mobile unit. According to the

Published on: August 2nd, 2013 Howard Solomon

A hot telcom summer

OMG! There’s an issue that has united (some of) management and unions against the Harper government. And that issue is … wait for it … telecommunications policy. Yes, the thought of Verizon Communications

Published on: July 29th, 2013 Howard Solomon

What the AT&T-Leap deal means for Canada

People who have more money than me like to throw it around. Take AT&T's offer to buy pre-paid carrier Leap Wireless for US$1.19 billion. That's a lot of dough for an operator with

Published on: July 15th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Verizon puts down tentative bid for Wind: Report

U.S. carrier Verizon Communications is apparently serious about expanding north. According to the Globe and Mail this morning, unnamed sources say the company has made an offer to buy startup Wind Mobile and

Published on: June 26th, 2013 Howard Solomon

US carriers join forces on stolen phones database

LONDON - Verizon Wireless, Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile are joining forces with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to work on curbing phone thefts using a central database that will store information about stolen

Published on: April 10th, 2012 Michael Ricknas

Android Arrives: Consumerization of IT Gets Muddy

FRAMINGHAM -- Memo to CIO: I'd like to get email and some cool apps on my shiny, new Amazon Kindle Fire. Make it happen.IT departments everywhere will be getting requests like this to

Published on: January 11th, 2012 Tom Kaneshige