Cable & Telecom

700 MHz Auction: Wind’s Lacavera happy with new auction format, but are Bell and Telus one bidder?

OTTAWA - The use of a package-based auction bidding format could benefit all participants, says the head of Wind Mobile, but he still has questions about whether Bell Canada and Telus Corp. will be allowed to bid separately under Industry Canada's proposed new 700 MHz wireless spectrum auction rules announced last week. In an interview with Cartt.ca on Friday, Anthony Lacavera, chairman and CEO of Wind Mobile, notes based on the definition of associated entities contained in the consultation, it’s still not clear whether Bell and Telus will be considered one bidder or two. “This is my fundamental concern and...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.