Paradis delays auction, says no set aside spectrum transfers to incumbents

OTTAWA, TORONTO—Industry Canada will block Telus Corp.'s proposed deal for Dave Wireless Inc.’s mobile spectrum, as well as any other proposal from an incumbent to acquire wireless frequencies set aside for new entrants, and will delay the department’s 700 MHz spectrum auction until early next year, Industry Minister Christian Paradis said.

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BlackBerry’s QNX system in 60% of new connected cars

Machine-to-machine communications will become more important in the mobile wireless sector as the QNX operating system, the foundation of BlackBerry’s new BB10 operating system, is in 60 per cent of new, connected smart cars, said Alec Saunders, the company’s vice-president of developer relations.

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