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New spectrum auction rules may force Videotron’s hand

Sometimes Industry Canada gives with one hand and takes away with the other. That was the view of some in...

July 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Quebecor still lets analysts speculate on wireless

Speculation is one of the great freedoms reporters engage in, marshaling a fact here and a fact there to signal...

July 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Apple's iPhone 5C come in five different colours

iPhones coming to Videotron

Quebecers are about to get a fourth carrier that sells the wildly popular Apple iPhone. Videotron said Friday it will...

March 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Will Videotron spread its wireless network west?

There is hope in some quarters of the nation that a Quebec cable company will be the savior of wireless...

January 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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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

Metro Montreal subway

Montreal subway to get wireless service

Four Canadian carriers are coming together in a $50 million, seven-year project that will see the deployment of wireless communications...

September 27th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Rogers again challenges Ottawa with Videotron deal

Rogers again challenges Ottawa with Videotron deal

The country’s biggest wireless carrier has again poked its finger in the eye of the federal government by signing another...

May 30th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Wind makes appeal to Shaw, Videotron

Wind makes appeal to Shaw, Videotron

The head of Wind Mobile has made a pitch to two of the country’s biggest cablecos to join him in...

June 6th, 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