New wireless service plans international entry from Alaskan Highway spectrum

A Vancouver-based telecommunications firm plans to use a mobile spectrum licence that it's acquired along the Alaskan Highway corridor to...

December 9th, 2016 Brian Jackson

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Vancouver carrier’s fate may hinge on B.C. court battle against Telus

Whether a Vancouver-based local exchange carrier can continue operations may be decided in the B.C. Supreme Court today as it...

November 23rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

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

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

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

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