After Wind Mobile’s largest shareholder said it will no longer put any money into its subsidiary, the startup wireless operator release its quarterly results showing the company added 38,875 subscribers in the three-month period ending June 30.
This brought the total number of Wind’s subscribers in Ontario, Alberta and B.C. to 741, 000 and lifted its average revenue per user (ARPU) to $31.60.
The launch was part of a promise by IBM to spend US$1.2 billion to extend its SoftLayer platform and infrastructure as a service (PaaS, IaaS) offerings around the world.
Scorpion Software a British Columbia maker of integrated two factor authentication, single sign on and password management solutions was snapped up by Boston-based Kaseya, a provider of cloud-based IT management for service providers and enterprises.
Bell Mobility announced it kicked its LTE network speeds up a notch, from 75 Megabits per second (with a user expected average 12-25 Mbps) to 110 Mbps (14-36 Mbps), with speed as high as 150 Mbps (18-40 Mbps real-world) available in some locations.
Other noteworthy news for the month included: