wireless auction

Telus Loses Court Battle Over Ottawa’s Spectrum Auction Rules

Telus has lost a fight with the federal government over its policies to stimulate more competition in the $20 billion wireless market. The federal court dismissed Telus’s request for a judicial review of the decision. The Vancouver-based telco was also ordered to pay Ottawa the cost of pursuing its legal action, stopping the company’s efforts...

This Bidder Just Withdrew from Ottawa’s 700MHz Wireless Spectrum Auction

The Catalyst Capital Group Inc., the private equity firm based in Toronto and the largest debt holder of struggling wireless entrant Mobilicity, has dropped out of Ottawa’s 700MHz wireless spectrum auction, as noted by a change on Industry Canada’s website, notes the Globe and Mail. This now leaves the following 11 companies set to bid...