Last year Ottawa relaxed its foreign telecommunications investment rules so outside investors could bring more money into the industry and increase competition. But in its first decision dealing with a foreign acquisition the
The Harper government’s hope that foreign telecom carriers will see this country as an opportunity for wireless investment is evaporating. Industry Canada this morning released the list of approved bidders for January’s auction
The country’s biggest wireless carriers are increasingly turning to the courts to stop Ottawa’s policies to boost competition in the industry. BCE Inc.’s Bell Mobility division is the latest, which is asking the
Opponents to the federal government's wireless telecom policy have gained support from a conservative think tank that agrees Ottawa's rules for the upcoming 700 MHz spectrum auction handicap the country's three biggest carriers.