Cable & Telecom

Feds and Wind win their day in court

OTTAWA - The Governor in Council (GIC) did not exceed its authority under the Telecommunications Act when it ruled that Globalive Wireless met the Canadian ownership and control test, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) said in a June 8 decision.In a statement, Globalive’s Wind Mobile proclaimed its vindication. “We and our 300,000 customers are thrilled with this decision,” said Anthony Lacavera, chair of Globalive. “Now we can continue delivering value and choice to Canadian consumers without the distraction and expense of challenges by our competitors to our right to operate.”The ruling comes after the Federal Court of Canada quashed...