WIND Mobile, or as many more know them as Globalive, is the wireless carrier in Canada that never was.Â Globalive (WIND Mobile) was going to be one of the new Canadian wireless carriers that seemed to bring hope to consumers of the wireless landscape in Canada. Unfortunately, they were recentlyÂ rejected by the CRTC.
So as it stands, Globalive is on a permanent vacation.
It’s Like An Apple Store, But For A Mobile Carrier
In a rare look, Globalive has updated their Facebook page giving us a peek at what the WIND Mobile stores look like. On a first look, the stores look a lot like an Apple Store. The landscape is very clean with white walls and the stores aimed to deliver a complete digital experience for customers by eliminating barriers with customers such as cash desks.
You can see cut-outs for where phone panels would be on the table and cut-outs in the walls for what may be interactive panels. The store is drastically different from Telus, Bell, Rogers or Fido stores and is very boutique-like.
While there is still hope for Globalive to become a wireless carrier in Canada, at this point we can only look at what was the dream: