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Canada’s Bell goes live with rival HSPA network

Canada’s number-two mobile operator Bell is to switch on its new HSPA network tomorrow (4 November), several months ahead of schedule.

Rogers teams with Jasper

Rogers Wireless is the latest operator to team with Jasper Wireless on development of M2M technology. The duo announced they have “entered into a multi-year, exclusive agreement to wirelessly connect consumer electronics and machine-to-machine (M2M) devices.

Reports: RIM to stagger Bold launch

Online reports this week suggest that Research In Motion (RIM) is to stagger the global release of its new HSPA-compatible BlackBerry Bold device.

Rogers posts profit but shares drop on wireless

Rogers Communications said yesterday it swung to a second-quarter profit but stiff competition and a slowdown in the wireless market stifled growth of its mobile phone business, sending its shares lower. Rogers said it earned C$301 million, or C$0.47 per share, in the three months ended June 30.

Globalive to appeal foreign ownership ruling

Canadian start-up operator Globalive is expected to appeal a ruling this week that found it in violation of federal ownership rules, reports Canada’s Globe & Mail newspaper.

Quebecor CEO: new mobile network on track

New Canadian mobile firm Quebecor says it is on track to switch on its new mobile network in early 2010, defying fears that the new Canadian networks could be hit by the global financial crisis.