Post Tagged with: "cellphone"

Report Finds Canada Most Expensive Data Roaming Country in the OECD

Surprise cellphone roaming bills are a frequent occurrence in Canada as consumers are often shocked to find bills in the thousands of dollars for data roaming when they travel outside the country. A new OECD report  helps the explain the reason why – Canadians face the highest data roaming costs […]

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June 8, 2011 15 comments Must Reads

How Telco Lobby Helped Kill Consumer Cell Phone Cost Calculator

Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 31, 2009 as Telco Lobby Helped Block Cellphone Cost Calculator Last week I discussed the well-known challenge faced by millions of Canadians as they sort through a myriad of cellphone pricing plans in a marketplace still lacking in robust competition.  Previously unreported, however, […]

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August 31, 2009 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Cellphone Spectrum Set-Aside Simply Step One

Appeared in the Toronto Star on December 3, 2007 as Cellphone Spectrum Auction Only First Step Following months of intense telecom lobbying, Industry Minister Jim Prentice took to the podium last week at a Toronto hotel and unveiled the government's policy on the forthcoming spectrum auction.  Dismissing misleading claims of […]

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December 3, 2007 3 comments Columns Archive

Cellphone Confusion

Peter Nowak of covers the marketplace confusion over cellphone plans.

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November 19, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Mossberg on Free My Phone

The WSJ's Walt Mossberg with a terrific op-ed on the need to free the cellphone market.

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October 22, 2007 2 comments Must Reads