Cable & Telecom

Public Mobile cleared for launch

OTTAWA – Public Mobile got the green light from the CRTC on Thursday to proceed with the launch its new wireless service.In its ownership and control review, the Commission determined that, subject to certain modifications to the company’s unanimous shareholders agreement, Public Mobile will meet the requirements of the ownership and control regime making it eligible to operate as a Canadian telecommunications common carrier. Public Mobile, which spent $52.3 million for G-Band spectrum covering the Windsor to Quebec City corridor across Ontario and Quebec, opened 25 stores in Toronto and Montreal last month.  Company CEO Alek Krstajic said that the network...