Category: Mobilicity

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear coming to Canada on October 4th

We’ve just received word that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be available, alongside the Galaxy Gear smart watch, on Friday, October 4th. That’s four weeks from today, and a couple days after it arrives in the States. TELUS was the first to send confirmation of the date, but held the price back until further

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Moody’s: Verizon wouldn’t automagically lower Canadian cellphone bills, could take five years to turn a profit on initial investment

There’s a permeating belief that if and when Verizon enters the Canadian market it would automagically lower prices through some combination of a strong upfront product (a national LTE network) and loss-leading prices (lower than the incumbents). According to Moody’s Investor Services, a well-respected bond credit agency and analytics firm, Verizon would need to invest

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Mobilicity unloads $35/month all-in Back-to-School promo

Mobilicity – one of the newer wireless carriers currently ‘in discussions with multiple parties in connection with an acquisition” – is forging ahead and enticing potential customers to sign up. The latest promo is targeted to the back-to-school crowd, specifically offering up a discounted rate plan that includes the following: – Unlimited Data – Unlimited

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Conservative Party of Canada launches “Consumers First” page to fight back against incumbents’ PR onslaught

“There is no loophole.” The Conservative government has hastily erected a comeback of sorts to the incumbents’ Fair For Canada campaign, a one-pager called Consumers First. Within this facts mission, newly-appointed Industry Minister James Moore attempts to clarify all of the misconceptions surrounding a foreign telco entering Canada. Specifically, he upholds the notion that by

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Update: Verizon reportedly scraps plans to acquire WIND and Mobilicity

Massive United States carrier Verizon had expressed interest in entering the Canadian wireless space, potentially acquiring either WIND Mobile or Mobilicity. Fran Shammo, Verizon CFO, recently confirm his intentions and stated “we’re looking at the opportunity. This is just us dipping our toe in the water.” Speculation ran wild over the past few weeks that

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