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Wind Mobile snaps up new spectrum licences

Toronto-based small wireless operator Wind Mobile snapped up new spectrum licences in the latest auction for airwaves in the AWS-3...

March 6th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Mobilicity-Wind faceoff in AWS-3 spectrum auction

Mobile carriers Wind Mobile and Mobilicity will be competing for a large chunk of the AWS-3 spectrum that the government...

February 6th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Wind Mobile now in new hands

Ottawa has approved the restructuring of Wind Mobile's ownership. Now the question is what direction the new shareholders will point...

November 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Wind Mobile chair Anthony Lacavera at 2014 Canadian Telecom Summit(c) ITWC staff photo

Lacavera gives up CEO post, remains chairman of Wind Mobile

In 2011 Wind Mobile chair and co-founder Anthony Lacavera took over as CEO of the startup carrier, with the number...

October 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Carriers hopeful as CRTC hearing into wireless wholesale rates opens

Wireless carriers start a week-long hearing today before the federal telecommunications regulator, another in a series of fights that always...

September 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Wind ‘here to stay:’ Lacavera

Wind Mobile head Anthony Lacavera has been hunting for investor partners for five years. Now that he has several, he's...

September 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Wind Mobile chair Anthony Lacavera at 2014 Canadian Telecom Summit(c) ITWC staff photo

New Wind in carrier’s future

Wind Mobile's future is about to change. The Canadian carrier's minority shareholder and biggest debtholder, Amsterdam-based VimpelCom Lted. announced this...

September 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Wind cuts price of domestic roaming, boosts network speed

Wind Mobile has been able to capitalize on recent federal moves by lowering the domestic roaming rates it charges subscribers...

August 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Calgary economists insist fourth national cellular carrier not needed

Two Calgary economists are standing firm on their argument that Ottawa is wasting its time trying to promote a fourth...

August 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon