Public Mobile CEO Alek Krstajic in2010 © IT World Canada

Public Mobile swallowed by Telus in face of competition

Public Mobile, the Toronto-based startup that surprised many telecom veterans by buying what was thought to be “orphan” PCS frequencies...

October 23rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Canada still doesn’t lead in wireless pricing: Study

Canada still doesn’t lead in wireless pricing: Study

Canada still isn't a world leader in cellular pricing in a comparison with five developed countries, despite having as many...

July 4th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Industry Minister turns down telecom conference

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...

June 3rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Mobilicity, Public Mobile up for sale: Report

Mobilicity, Public Mobile up for sale: Report

Wind Mobile isn’t the only wireless startup that’s up for sale, according to a news report. The Globe and Mail...

April 12th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Bitter startups leave wireless association

Bitter startups leave wireless association

In an unexpected move –and an unexpected show of unanimity from competitors – three of the country’s startup wireless carriers...

April 10th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Wind, Public Mobile cheer new wireless rules

Wind, Public Mobile cheer new wireless rules

Telecommunications industry analysts didn’t think there was much meat for startup wireless carriers to feast on from Industry Minister Christian...

March 8th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Carriers gang up on Bell, Telus on auction rules

Carriers gang up on Bell, Telus on auction rules

It’s been said that if everyone is upset by a proposal, then the idea must be good. By that yardstick Industry...

June 28th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Digital strategy coming later this year: Paradis

Digital strategy coming later this year: Paradis

It could be some time before the Harper government releases its long-awaited federal digital strategy, according to remarks Industry Minister...

April 24th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Analysis: The A,B,Cs of the next spectrum auction

Analysis: The A,B,Cs of the next spectrum auction

For most of us, an auction is a simple thing: There’s one item up for grabs, and winner takes all....

March 20th, 2012 Howard Solomon