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Telecom

Goldberg vs. Saunders, Round Two

Mark Goldberg and Alec Saunders renew their debate on the wireless market in Canada as Goldberg responds to the Ottawa Citizen editorial on the issue.  Much of the discussion surrounds the Citizen's concern about the ability to attract and retain communications companies in Canada.  I believe that the Citizen was […]

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August 1, 2007 2 comments Must Reads

War for the Wireless World

The National Post provides a good review on how Apple and Google are shaking up the wireless industry.

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August 1, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Ottawa Citizen on Wireless in Canada

Following on the Montreal Gazette editorial, the Ottawa Citizen has published a lead editorial lamenting high prices and lack of competition.  The editorial is supportive of the new complaints commission, but concludes that "there's a long way to go."

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July 30, 2007 3 comments Must Reads

Montreal Gazette Calls for Spectrum Set-Aside

The Montreal Gazette, which is running a version of my mobile data column as an op-ed, features a lengthy editorial slamming the Canadian wireless market and calling on Industry Minister Maxime Bernier to support greater competition through a spectrum set-aside.

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July 25, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

The Canadian Telecom Complaints Commission

The major Canadian telecommunications companies announced yesterday that they have created a new Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services.  They indicated that the interim Commissioner – David McKendry – was now ready to take complaints and that the new commission would seek approval from the CRTC and complete its organizational […]

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July 24, 2007 6 comments News