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New entrants boosted in Canadian spectrum auction

Canada’s recently-completed CAD2.11 billion ($1.7 billion) spectrum auction will “lead to more choice, lower prices, …

Spectrum auction main focus for Canada

The Canadian government is focused on its hotly anticipated spectrum auction rather than changing foreign …

Operators signing for BlackBerry 10

A number of operators have announced support for devices powered by RIM’s anticipated BlackBerry 10 …

Canadian operators backing OneAPI

The GSMA said that Canadian operators Bell Mobility, Rogers Communications and Telus have deployed a commercial OneAPI Gateway, intended to enable developers to create apps targeting subscribers across the networks using a standard set of interfaces.

Rogers preps LTE launch in Ottawa

Canadian market leader Rogers Communications announced today that it will launch its first commercial LTE services in Ottawa this summer.

Canada sees LTE auctions by year-end

Canada’s newly-appointed industry minister, Christian Paradis (pictured), has said that 700Mhz and 2.5GHz spectrum auctions suitable for LTE deployment could happen later this year – but he is already under pressure not to implement rules which will limit how much spectrum the large incumbent operators can buy.

Report: Canada preparing for spectrum auction

The Canadian authorities are set to auction two blocks of spectrum “once potential bidders have the available cash and foreign funding issues are clarified”, according to a Reuters report.

Videotron to launch HSPA network

Canadian cable company Videotron is to launch its HSPA mobile network today, intending to compete with established rivals Bell Canada, Rogers Communications and Telus through the provision of bundled fixed and mobile packages.

Rogers posts 84% profit jump

Cellular News reports that Canada’s Rogers Communications has reported an 84 percent jump in third-quarter profits on strong sales of Apple’s iPhone handset and net subscriber growth.

Rogers reports steady mobile subscriber growth

Canada’s Rogers Communications added almost 200,000 new mobile customers in fourth-quarter 2008 but a weak performance by the company’s cable division has worried investors, reports Reuters.