CRTC demands shareholder changes at DAVE

CRTC demands shareholder changes at DAVE

The federal telecommunications regulator has asked another wireless startup to fix its ownership structure to reduce the power of a...

May 7th, 2010 Howard Solomon

CRTC asks Public Mobile for

CRTC asks Public Mobile for

Wireless startup Public Mobile Inc. will have to make change to its ownership structure to ensure control by Canadian shareholders...

April 23rd, 2010 Howard Solomon

New wireless entrants encourage foreign ownership

New wireless entrants encourage foreign ownership

Allowing foreigners to invest more in Canadian telecommunications carriers will result in more competition in the wireless space, according to...

April 20th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Rogers slams Globalive Wireless’ focus on cities

Rogers slams Globalive Wireless’ focus on cities

Globalive Wireless Management Corp., which operates the Wind Mobile cellular service, “isn’t going to do anything for the rural areas,”...

April 16th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

New foreign investment rules must be fair, MPs warned

New foreign investment rules must be fair, MPs warned

  Some of the country’s biggest telecommunications companies have made sure the Harper government understands they are flatly against the...

April 15th, 2010 Howard Solomon

ACTRA slams government’s Wind Mobile decision

ACTRA slams government’s Wind Mobile decision

 A lobbyist for Canadian artists says the federal government did not have to give Globalive Wireless Management Corp. a licence...

April 1st, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Lighting a fire over lighting fibre

Lighting a fire over lighting fibre

Telus Corp. is sparing with a U.S. broadband provider that wants to resell the telco’s fibre here, prompting the Canadian...

March 23rd, 2010 Howard Solomon

Telecom competition depends on regulation: Prof

Telecom competition depends on regulation: Prof

Canada is behind several European countries in broadband penetration and countries ranked higher tend to have competition among carriers who...

March 8th, 2010

Backgrounder: Canada

Backgrounder: Canada

The Harper government is keeping the lid on details its new planned strategy for loosening the rules covering foreign ownership...

March 4th, 2010 Howard Solomon