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WIND Mobile, Consumer Groups Applaud New AWS-3 Wireless Spectrum Auction

Earlier this morning Industry Minister James Moore announced the Federal Government has plans to launch the AWS-3 spectrum auction, capable of deploying LTE, while reserving a 30MHz block for wireless startups. WIND Mobile CEO Anthony Lacavera has issued a statement on today’s announcements, applauding Ottawa’s move, saying it will increase competition: "Today's announcement is proof...

Consumer Groups: Rogers, Telus Violating Wireless Code with Non-Refundable Deposits

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and the Consumers’ Association of Canada (CAC) claim Rogers and Telus are violating the CRTC Wireless Code with their non-refundable deposits. Both groups filed a joint application today to the CRTC challenging both carriers. The two programs in question are the Rogers Next (announced this Feb.) and Telus T-Up (from last...