Independent wireless, Internet providers grow market share: CRTC

New entrants to the wireless mobile and Internet service sectors are growing their market share even as incumbents retain a strong hold on both areas, according to a report released by the Canadian

Published on: September 26th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Quebecor waiting for government regulation of roaming prices

Ottawa may have signaled support for smaller carriers with its announcement on Monday of a greater allocation of wireless spectrum for new entrants. However, Montreal-based media giant Quebecor Inc., is waiting for the

Published on: July 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

New iPhones tackle LTE roaming challenges

For many mobile carriers, offering LTE roaming to customers has its risks along with the potential rewards and so most businesses have been slow in offering the service. However new smart phones such

Published on: September 12th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Consumer cutbacks freeze carrier spend on VoIP

Home foreclosures and a generally bad economy are driving down demand for wired phone lines, which will freeze much carrier spending on VoIP infrastructure until 2011, according to a new Infonetics report. Service

Published on: November 23rd, 2008 Tim Greene

Siebel ships CRM for mobile carriers

Siebel Systems Inc. is manoeuvring to enhance CRM functionality for both mobile users and mobile carriers with its recent applications upgrades. Siebel unveiled an enhanced CRM solution for mobile carriers Monday that is

Published on: March 17th, 2002 Heather Harreld

Telecom industry better than worse and worse than great: LYA study

Here's a conundrum for you: If, as the Montreal consultant firm Lemay-Yates Associates Inc. (LYA) says, businesses increasingly turn to CLECs for low-cost, high-performance phone service, why have so few managed to survive

Published on: December 13th, 2001 Stefan Dubowski

Credit card companies to devise m-commerce standard

Four of the world's largest credit card companies have formed a consortium to jointly develop secure mobile payment standards that they believe will help make m-commerce a reality within two years. Analysts viewed

Published on: November 6th, 2001 Bob Brewin

Four telco giants control LatAm wireless market

The wireless market in Latin America will be so consolidated by the end of 2001 that four telecommunication companies will control 83 per cent of subscribers in the region, according to a new

Published on: October 9th, 2001 Juan Carlos Perez