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Freedom opening in Eastern Ontario markets

telecom | 03/08/2019 2:19 pm EST

Shaw Communications Inc.’s mobile division is expanding to some Eastern Ontario markets as it continues deploying its low-band spectrum. Freedom Mobile announced Friday that it has opened its network to residents of Cobourg, Trenton, Belleville, Brockville, Cornwall...

Telecom execs praise ‘healthier,’ ‘balanced’ regulatory environment

telecom | 09/26/2018 5:51 pm EDT

Representatives from BCE Inc. and Rogers Communications Inc. described a favourable relationship with regulators at a CIBC investors conference Wednesday, where they also addressed competition between the largest telecoms. “It’s healthier in that there’s a desire for two-way dialogue with us and the regulator. Many years ago, with the previous government, we were frustrated that that dialogue didn’t exist and I believe it does today,” Bell chief financial officer Glen LeBlanc said...

Analysts welcome regulatory certainty after WiFi MVNO decision

telecom | 03/23/2018 4:12 pm EDT

The CRTC decision Thursday not to mandate roaming for WiFi-first mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) brings predictability for large telecoms, financial analysts said. “At the highest level,...