Cable & Telecom

Globalive seeking reentry into mobile wireless market with Xplore spectrum bid

By Ahmad Hathout MANITOBA -- Investment firm Globalive said today that it has bid for the spectrum licences of Manitoba's Xplore Mobile, which shuttered its wireless business this past summer. The investment firm, which has been trying to purchase Freedom Mobile from Rogers and Shaw, said it has made an offer to Xplore for the licences and is waiting for its response. The firm is promising a mobile wireless-only competitor that will provide lower prices nationally. "We are building a national independent wireless carrier across Canada and we are acquiring spectrum in all markets to realize our long-term vision of...