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OPINION: A Canadian wireless advocacy group is saying network traffic gridlock should motivate the federal government to call another wireless spectrum auction as quickly as possible. But could rushing the process actually hurt wireless competition

Rogers CEO urges early spectrum auction

It's been less than two years since the last spectrum auction, but already incumbent wireless carriers are facing off against startups. Find out why

Nortel waving goodbye to GSM gear

Auction scheduled for Nov. 9, company announces, as it continues to discard assets

Is Shaw in or out of cellular?

Two industry analysts dispute whether the Calgary-based cableco will build a wireless network around the spectrum it recently won after saying it won't make material wireless investments in 2009. It will be difficult for almost any company to raise money these days is one arguement. On the other hand Shaw's brand is so strong it can afford to wait a year

iPhones rule, everyone else drools this week in The InfoWorld news quiz

You don't know tech: The InfoWorld news quiz and answer key.

Former New Brunswick premier to head wireless association

Bernard Lord will become the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association's lead lobbyist, representing carriers, equipment manufacturers and suppliers in Ottawa

Spectrum wheeling and dealing about to begin

Industry Canada about to certify results and licence ownership of the wireless auction, which could change the outcome. The key for anyone with aspirations of national coverage is Quebec

Next auction winner may have to provide free wireless: FCC

The regulator is pondering a provision in an upcoming wireless auction that would require a specified amount of spectrum be allotted to free Internet access. Reaction from potential players is mixed

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