Naguib Sawiris

Former WIND Backer: “Canada is Behaving Like a Third-World Country”

Egyptian telecom tycoon and former backer of WIND Mobile, Naguib Sawiris has lost interest in Canada and its wireless market after Ottawa has blocked his deal with Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.'s Allstream unit over unspecified national security concerns. From his perspective, Ottawa's opaque telecom policy will also cast doubt over the future of wireless start-ups,...