Cable & Telecom

Ditching CWTA not about strategy, but frustration, says Wind; new association a possibility

TORONTO – It’s very hard to argue an organization does not represent you and your wishes when you are a paying member of that association. So after much behind-the-scenes bitterness wireless upstarts Wind Mobile, Public Mobile and Mobilicity this week quit the group, saying the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association has become co-opted by the big three wireless companies and does not represent the wishes of all of its membership. Simon Lockie, chief regulatory officer at Globalive, Wind’s owner, said the trio of companies’ frustration with the CWTA, its public statements and private lobbying, has been simmering for months and reached...

Our industry and COVID-19

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