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New broadband wireless player enters Canadian market, increases competition

News | 08/21/2000 4:00 am EDT

The arrival of a new U.S. broadband player in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is putting increased pressure on Canadian wireless access companies to introduce services quickly, or risk losing market share to unregulated foreign competitors. Last week, Fuzion Wireless Communications Inc of Boca Raton FL began offering its high-speed broadband wireless service to businesses in Toronto and other locations throughout Ontario. It circumvented the need to lease capacity from an existing player by operating in a licence-exempt frequency band.

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