Cogeco wants regulator to open market to virtual wireless carriers

Montreal-based cable and media company Cogeco Cable Inc. would like to enter the mobile wireless service market, but also wants the...

September 26th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano


AWS-3 spectrum auction rules to favour small wireless players

The Government of Canada today took steps to streamline its next spectrum auction and introduced some mechanisms that would provide...

July 7th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano


Wi-Fi group calls for more unlicenced spectrum

A wireless industry group called WifiForward, is calling on United States policy makers to open up unlicenced spectrum for Wi-Fi...

February 18th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano


Ottawa to take back spectrum if it isn’t used in rural areas

The federal government is taking more steps to ensure rural parts of the country won’t be left behind urban centres...

November 14th, 2013 Howard Solomon

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A dozen bidders will fight for 700Mhz spectrum

Two potential bidders for January’s 700 MHz spectrum auction have pulled out of the running, leaving only 12 approved participants...

November 11th, 2013 Howard Solomon

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Governments must release more spectrum: Ericsson

(ITWorldCanada.com staffer Nestor Arellano continues reporting from Japan, where Ericsson is holding its annual Business Innovation Forum) TOKYO - Governments...

October 31st, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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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...

September 12th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Rural users lose when spectrum is hoarded: Experts

Rural users lose when spectrum is hoarded: Experts

Rural Internet users are losing out on broadband access because large service providers are “hoarding” spectrum, according to experts who...

June 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Canada shouldn

The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association saysthe government should call another wireless spectrum auction as soon aspossible in order to avoid...

October 15th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo