Public Mobile, the Toronto-based startup that surprised many telecom veterans by buying what was thought to be “orphan” PCS frequencies in the 2008 spectrum auction, has been sold to Telus Corp. Industry Canada
Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Howard Solomon @itworldca
Canada still isn't a world leader in cellular pricing in a comparison with five developed countries, despite having as many as six carriers and several wireless resellers fighting for business in several cities.
In an unexpected move –and an unexpected show of unanimity from competitors – three of the country’s startup wireless carriers have pulled out from an industry association because it favours big cellphone companies.
Published on: April 10th, 2013 Howard Solomon @itworldca
Telecommunications industry analysts didn’t think there was much meat for startup wireless carriers to feast on from Industry Minister Christian Paradis’ fine-tuning of licence rules for wireless carriers. But two of the country’s
Published on: March 8th, 2013 Howard Solomon @itworldca
It could be some time before the Harper government releases its long-awaited federal digital strategy, according to remarks Industry Minister Christian Paradis made Tuesday to the annual Canada 3.0 conference. The strategy will
Published on: April 24th, 2012 Howard Solomon @itworldca