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Election 2019: watch for price caps, Netflix regs, Huawei ban

Media | 09/10/2019 12:03 pm EDT

Even before the federal election campaign officially kicked off, telecom price caps already emerged as a proposal that, if implemented, would reverse a decades-long policy trend in Canada and diverge from international norms. Even some of those who would welcome the idea...

5G to be ‘crowded playground,’ conference hears

telecom | 05/31/2017 5:35 pm EDT

GATINEAU, Que. — New entrants and existing service providers that haven’t traditionally delved into the mobile wireless market could find opportunities to take advantage of 5G and available spectrum, participants of the Wireless World Research Forum’s 5G Huddle were...

Videotron announces testing as 5G gains momentum in Canada

telecom | 09/20/2016 9:46 pm EDT

MONTREAL — Quebecor Inc.’s Videotron said Tuesday it will begin to test 5G technologies as part of a new project, in a move that appears to be part of an increasing push...

Wind to launch LTE by end of 2016 with new financing

telecom | 12/10/2015 10:46 pm EST

Wind Mobile is looking to make LTE service available to at least some of its customers by the end of next year, after announcing it has borrowed $425 million to help it do so. On Thursday, Wind issued a press release that...

Auction format means lower revenues, less gaming: Lemay

telecom | 12/18/2012 9:00 pm EST

Industry Canada's new format for the 700 MHz spectrum auction next year will lead to lower government revenues and less in-auction “gaming,” a mock auction by research firm Lemay-Yates Associates Inc. showed. In October, Lemay-Yates conducted a mock auction with eight bidding groups competing for 45...