Mobilicity investors take Canadian government to task over competition pledges
The Canadian government is being sued by two backers of Mobilicity, on the grounds that …
Canada details reviews for spectrum deals
The government of Canada said that it will review all spectrum transfers and “undue spectrum …
More merger activity among Canada’s minnows
Public Mobile, one of the new-entrants in Canada’s mobile market, has been acquired by investment …
High-cost smartphone subsidies impacting operator margins
Canadian operators ramp up acquisition and retention expenditure to support smartphones
WIND Mobile leads the charge of new entrants in Canada
Incumbents move to counter low-cost deals from new mobile players
Rogers interested in Globalive spectrum
Canada’s Financial Post reports that Nadir Mohamed, CEO of Rogers Communications, has indicated interest in acquiring spectrum from Globalive Wireless if the start-up is prevented from launching following a recent regulatory decision blocking it from doing so based on infringements of the country’s foreign ownership codes.
Rogers hit by economic downturn, says president
Rogers Wireless, Canada’s largest mobile operator, has warned of slowing subscriber growth and lower mobile usage due to the current global economic crisis, reports Reuters.
Leading players to drive 3G beyond mobile devices
A new GSM Association (GSMA) initiative involving Huawei and eight major mobile operators aims to put 3G connectivity into a range of devices across the consumer electronics, clean energy, healthcare, transport and utilities sectors.
Canadian mobile operator Rogers Wireless has nationally launched its HSDPA network that now offers theoretical peak download speeds of 7.2Mb/s, according to Telecompaper.
Rogers Wireless to launch two Android phones
Rogers Wireless, Canada’s largest mobile operator, will offer two phones based on Google’s Android platform from next month.