Wind Mobile officials at the December 2009 launch (ITWC photo)

Published: May 6th, 2014


Wind “all but dead”: Analyst

Wind Mobile's financial backer has written off its $768 million investment in the startup, leading one financial analyst to declare...

March 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Will Videotron spread its wireless network west?

There is hope in some quarters of the nation that a Quebec cable company will be the savior of wireless...

January 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Sidebar: How VimpelCom became Wind Mobile’s banker

An international telecommunications giant headquartered in Amsterdam and controlled by a Russian magnate pulled the plug on Canadian startup carrier...

January 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Wind out of spectrum auction, wireless competition in question

On the eve of the start of the billion dollar spectrum auction Wind Mobile has withdrawn as a bidder --...

January 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

April 2013 in review: The real state of wireless competition in Canada becomes clear

There was a time when Canada looked like it was going to be one of the feistiest nations in the...

December 24th, 2013 Howard Solomon

January 2013 in review: Trial of Nortel executives finally ends

January can be a slow month for tech news. Not in 2013. There was pent-up anticipation for the release –...

December 22nd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Public Mobile swallowed by Telus in face of competition

Public Mobile, the Toronto-based startup that surprised many telecom veterans by buying what was thought to be “orphan” PCS frequencies...

October 23rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Provisional bidders for 700 MHz spectrum finalized

The final list of organizations provisionally qualified to bid in January’s 700 MHz spectrum auction has been posted, although there...

October 22nd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Ottawa turns down foreign bid to buy Allstream

Last year Ottawa relaxed its foreign telecommunications investment rules so outside investors could bring more money into the industry and...

October 7th, 2013 Howard Solomon