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Telecom

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

Uncompetitive Canadian Pricing Threatens Mobile Internet

Appeared in the Toronto Star on July 23, 2007 as Time to Revamp Mobile Internet Pricing The promise of an always-on mobile Internet – delivered through cellphones and wireless devices – has long been touted as the next stage in the evolution of electronic communication and commerce. That next stage […]

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July 23, 2007 9 comments Columns Archive