Cable & Telecom

Wireless Review: Why mandated MVNOs will damage regional wireless players

GATINEAU – Would you rather fight a horse-sized duck, or 100 duck-sized horses?That was the unusual, if creative, way SaskTel chose to demonstrate how, if the CRTC is going to mandate third party wireless resellers, we can expect a much worse competitive market that causes serious damage to regional independent mobile wireless operators.“Mandated MVNOs will harm 4th carriers more than the National Wireless Carriers. In any market, there is a portion of the customer base which is most likely to move to a new competitor, a portion which is quite unlikely to change, and a portion somewhere between these extremes....