Wireless Industry


Tories Bail Back Into Wireless War

OTTAWA - Federal lawyers are suiting up for a legal battle over whether a new code of conduct should be retroactively applied to the country's wireless service providers.Industry Canada has asked the...

Telus Deal Approved

OTTAWA - Canada's Competition Bureau has approved the purchase of wireless startup Public Mobile and its spectrum by Telus Corp. (TSX:T), one of the industry's big three.The bureau said in a ruling Fr...

3 Foreign Telcos Eyed Canada: Report

At least three foreign telcos aside from Verizon have looked at bidding for wireless spectrum in Canada, a source close to the situation tells BNN. The three companies are said to have been Vodafone,...

Will Verizon Spy With Its Canadian Eye?

The Harper government needs to explain to Canadians how it intends to review and address national security concerns related to Verizon Communications' entry into this country's wireless market. Verizon has been deeply involved in the world's biggest ever spying scandal, as revealed by former CIA contractor Edward Snowden.

Beware Verizon, Nader Warns Canada

Consumers shouldn't expect a price war if U.S. telecom giant Verizon enters the Canadian cellphone market, says the CEO of Telus, one of the country's biggest wireless providers."That's typically not...

Dear Mr. Harper, Don't Let Verizon into Canada

Dear Prime Minister Stephen Harper: I read with interest that you are considering allowing Verizon Communications to operate Canada with unique acquisition rights. Bad idea. Why would you allow one of our country's most aggressive tax dodgers, a company with a track record of overtly ripping off our government, into your country?


You wouldn’t think of the Harper government as warriors fighting Big Business, but in the Great Telecom War of 2013, that’s the position they’re taking. Or maybe it would be more accurate to say they'...