Two Calgary economists are standing firm on their argument that Ottawa is wasting its time trying to promote a fourth wireless carrier in the country because Bell, Rogers and Telus are competitive enough.
Published on: August 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca
Those hoping that more wireless competition will mean the country's biggest telecom providers will restrain their pricing plans may be cheered by the latest numbers from Wind Mobile -- which may also improve
Published on: August 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca
The federal telecom regulator has slapped Rogers Communications for unjust discrimination against competitors in its wholesale Canadian roaming rates for smaller carriers. "Rogers has imposed exclusivity clauses in roaming agreements that prohibited smaller
Published on: July 31st, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca
The Harper government has virtually declared that incumbent carriers won't ever be able to get hold of prized AWS spectrum of wireless startups. But that wasn't always Ottawa's plan, a Rogers Communications Inc.
Published on: June 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca
Ottawa is hurting consumers by encouraging artificial competition in the telecommunications industry, says a new research paper from the Montreal Economics Institute (MEI). “As Europe’s experience shows, high levels of government regulation and
Wind Mobile's financial backer has written off its $768 million investment in the startup, leading one financial analyst to declare the carrier "all but dead." Dvai Ghose, head of research at Canaccord Genuity
Published on: March 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca