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Wireless Review: Telus warns mandated MVNO will mean 5,000 jobs lost


Renews call to remove foreign ownership restrictions By Greg O'Brien GATINEAU – It’s been 18 years since Darren Entwistle, president and CEO of Telus, has personally appeared in front of the CRTC at a formal hearing. So why come to one? “I’m frustrated,” he said to a small group of people in the hearing room in Gatineau a few minutes before he sat down for his four-plus-hour turn in front of the Commission as it examines wireless policy in Canada. How frustrated? Enough to reduce network investments by $1 billion with a corresponding loss of 5,000 jobs, apparently. While the...