Cable & Telecom

Far north carrier Ice Wireless announces 99-cent per week talk and text is coming

TORONTO – Intended to make a few waves just as the CRTC kicks off its two-week public hearing into its policies on the wireless market in Canada, Ice Wireless today said a few new plans, with one set at 99-cents per week, will launch next month. “If we can do this in Canada’s North, where network costs are higher, there’s no reason we can’t do it in other parts of the country, if we’re allowed,” said Samer Bishay, president and CEO of Ice and its parent company Iristel. Ice Wireless is a regional mobile network operator, where the company’s release...