Cable & Telecom

Mobilicity calls out “wireless tri-opoly” for hoarding spectrum

TORONTO - Mobilicity dismissed the notion that Canada’s incumbent wireless carriers require more spectrum while announcing its intention to participate in the upcoming 700 MHz auction.“For years, Canada’s Big Three ‘tri-opoly’ have been acting like squirrels preparing for a 50-year winter”, said chairman John Bitove, in a statement. “They hoard spectrum to keep others from giving consumers an affordable choice and Canadians have been paying the price for their self-serving interests for far too long.”In its submission, Mobilicity asked that:-set-aside for bidders who qualify as Canadian-owned and controlled entities with less than 10% of total wireless telecommunications market revenue in...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.