Foreign carriers take a pass on spectrum auction

The Harper government’s hope that foreign telecom carriers will see this country as an opportunity for wireless investment is evaporating. Industry Canada this morning released the list of approved bidders for January’s auction

Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Bell goes to court over rules to help new wireless carriers

The country’s biggest wireless carriers are increasingly turning to the courts to stop Ottawa’s policies to boost competition in the industry. BCE Inc.’s Bell Mobility division is the latest, which is asking the

Published on: September 9th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Is Verizon’s money going elsewhere?

Where U.S. telecom major Verizon Communications will spend its substantial cash is a topic of endless speculation in this country as the company dangles the prospect of expanding north. However, according to reports Wednesday,

Published on: August 29th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Big three continue to lobby Ottawa on wireless

  Hoping that it ain't over 'til it's over, the country's biggest cellular carriers are continuing to plead with the Harper government to close what they say are loopholes in its wireless policy

Published on: August 2nd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Industry Minister turns down telecom conference

Telecommunications industry leaders are in Toronto today for the start of their annual two and a half day conference, but they won’t hear from a key regular speaker: the federal minister of industry.

Published on: June 3rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

DAVE Wireless raises more money

Cellular carrier DAVE Wireless Inc., which is not offering service yet, announced Dec. 18 it has raised an additional $75 million.The Toronto-based company, which spent $243 million in 2008 on Advanced Wireless Spectrum

Published on: December 29th, 2009 Greg Meckbach

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BCE and Thomson form new multi-media company

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