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Wind sells Manitoba, Sask. AWS spectrum

telecom | 07/31/2015 7:37 pm EDT

Wind Mobile has sold its AWS spectrum in Manitoba and Saskatchewan to Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. and Manitoba Telecom Services Inc., stating the company plans to focus on the Ontario, B.C. and Alberta markets. Industry Canada said on its website Friday that it has approved the transfer of the spectrum licences, which Wind recently acquired from Rogers Communications Inc. after Rogers’ purchase of spectrum Shaw Communications Inc. bought in the 2008 AWS auction. SeaBoard Group analyst Iain Grant noted in an email that Wind is under “new ownership and...