Iristel Exceeds 15 Million Phone Numbers in Canada

Toronto-based Iristel has announced it has now exceeded 15 million phone numbers in Canada. The company says it is "offering Canadians choice and strong competition to the telecom oligopolists." “As a wholesaler, our brand may not be as well known as other phone companies, but our cloud communications and fully redundant platform for voice, messaging...

Telus Asks CRTC to Investigate Iristel Over ‘Traffic Stimulation’ Accusations

Telus has asked the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to investigate wireless carrier, Iristel, which services Northern Canada, alleging the latter is gaming the system at the expense of the Big 3 operator. As reported by The Globe and Mail: Telus Communications filed an application last week with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, calling for...

Telecommunications Race in Nunavut Heats Up: Financial Post

When Ice Wireless launched in Iqaluit a few years ago, several people waited hours in line to sign up for the territory’s first mobile network. Just a few months later, Bell launched a 4G network in the town, which is a move most likely caused by pressure from Ice Wireless. Ice Wireless is an increasingly […]