By Lesley HunterTORONTO and OTTAWA – Globalive could launch its Wind-branded mobile service as early as next week, chairman Anthony Lacavera said Friday after learning that Industry Canada had overturned the CRTC’s decision barring his company from entering the Canadian wireless market.Amid cheers from staff, Lacavera thanked the government for its decision which he called “testament that this country needs (wireless) competition.”Industry Canada declared Globalive a Canadian company that meets the Canadian ownership and control requirements under the Telecommunications Act early on Friday morning, contrary to the CRTC’s decision in the Fall which determined that the company was not sufficiently Canadian-owned and controlled. Section...
Globalive to launch before Christmas, incumbents mum on appeal plans
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