Appeared in the Toronto Star on November 16, 2009 as Telco Ownership Rules From Bygone Era Corporate structures and loan agreements are rarely the stuff of public interest, yet last month they attracted considerable attention in a case involving Globalive, a new wireless company vying to shake up Canada’s telecommunications […]
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The Globe reports that Industry Minister Tony Clement has sent a letter to the telecom industry asking for comments by November 18th on the CRTC's Globalive decision. The request is described as a "pre-cabinet review" of the issue.
The CRTC this afternoon issued its decision on whether Globalive, a new wireless competitor about to operate as Wind Mobile, complies with the foreign ownership restrictions currently found in the Telecommunications Act. While Industry Canada previously concluded that Globalive met the Canadian control requirements for the purposes of the Radiocommunications […]
The National Post runs competing op-eds from Globalive and Telus on Canadian wireless. Globalive's CEO asks "What’s contributing to Canada’s falling wireless rank? Canadians are being asked to pay more to get less." Telus' Michael Hennessy focuses on the last spectrum auction, saying it "resulted in an overpayment of approximately […]