Foreign carriers take a pass on spectrum auction

The Harper government’s hope that foreign telecom carriers will see this country as an opportunity for wireless investment is evaporating....

September 23rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Wind to be in 700 MHz spectrum auction

Although its major financial backer is looking to sell the Canadian division or lower its investment, Wind Mobile will file...

September 16th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Bell goes to court over rules to help new wireless carriers

The country’s biggest wireless carriers are increasingly turning to the courts to stop Ottawa’s policies to boost competition in the...

September 9th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Verizon turns back on Canada

Ottawa’s wireless strategy is on shaky ground with news that Verizon Communications is not going to bail out two of...

September 3rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Wind can’t say yet if it will be in spectrum auction

Three weeks before deposits are due for bidders in the 700 MHz spectrum auction, the head of Wind Mobile can’t...

August 28th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Moore hits back at Bell director letter

Moore hits back at Bell director letter

For weeks the Harper government has been attacked by officials from BCE Inc.’s Bell Canada, Rogers Communications and Telus Corp....

August 14th, 2013 nestor e arellano

Rogers gets an edge on Shaw spectrum

Rogers gets an edge on Shaw spectrum

Rogers Communications is trying to ensure that a competitor won’t get its hands on the largely Western Canadian wireless spectrum...

January 14th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Analysis: Rural broadband and the 700 MHz auction

Analysis: Rural broadband and the 700 MHz auction

It took about five hours on Wednesday for Industry Canada officials to explain the complicated bidding format next year’s highly-anticipated...

May 30th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Industry Canada proposes spectrum auction change

Industry Canada proposes spectrum auction change

That thunderous rush of footsteps you may have heard today was the sound of cellphone carrier executives running to the...

April 25th, 2012 Howard Solomon