Category: Chatr

Analysts and carriers weigh in on the Chatr launch

It’s always interesting to see how carriers respond to a new entrants/brands in the Canadian wireless market. There’s been great change over the past year and more change coming with both Videotron and Shaw still set to launch their new networks. Rogers discount brand Chatr launched yesterday and we reached out to the carriers and

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Mobilicity on Chatr: “we will be pursuing those avenues” of legal action

It was known that if Rogers new discount brand “Chatr” launched, new entrant Mobilicity would proceed with legal action. Mobilicity believes that Rogers launching Chatr is an attempt “to destroy our success” and goes against the “Abuse of Dominant Position” in the Competition Act. I just had a phone conversation with Stewart Lyons, COO of

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Chatr is launching “in Montreal within the Fall time frame”

Rogers new discount brand “Chatr” launched today, offering Canadians located in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver yet another choice in wireless. There’s been much talk around this brand and how they are available in the same cities as the new entrants Wind Mobile Public Mobile and Mobilicity are or will be. Chatr offers a

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Chatr Wireless officially launches

It’s official. Rogers new discount wireless brand has officially launched in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa and Vancouver. Pretty much exact to what we’ve been saying and showing over the past few weeks. They have specific “chatr zones” and offer 2 different monthly price plans: $35 (Unlimited Talk) and $45 per month (Unlimited Talk & Text).

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Rogers on Mobilicity going after Chatr: “I’m a little puzzled by it”

It’s known that Mobilicity is fully against Chatr launching, threatening Rogers and stating that “they’re trying to destroy our success”. Today during Rogers Quarterly Investment Community Conference Call Rob Bruce, President of Rogers Wireless was asked about the new discount brand “Chatr” strategy and his thoughts on Mobilicity’s concern about the impending launch. In response

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“Chatr” brochure confirms $35 & $45 monthly plans

Looking for a bit more info on the upcoming launch of Rogers new discount brand “Chatr”. Well, thanks to one of our tipsters for sending is this brand spankin’ new Chatr brochure that confirms the price points to be $35 (Unlimited Talk) and $45 per month (Unlimited Talk & Text). In addition, you’ll see more

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Mobilicity sends Rogers a letter with their intentions if Chatr launches

Back on July 9th, Chairman of Mobilicity John Bitove said that Rogers new discount wireless brand “Chatr” is “trying to destroy our success” and should not be allowed to launch because of the “Abuse of Dominant Position” in the Competition Act where it states the “use of fighting brands selectively on a temporary basis to

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