Category: Mobilicity

One step closer: Ontario Superior Court of Justice approves TELUS’ acquisition of Mobilicity

Another step forward for the pending TELUS/Mobilicity acquisition. Justice Colin Campbell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has given the go-ahead and approved TELUS’ $380 million acquisition of financially-troubled Mobilicity under the Canadian Business Corporations Act. According to the press release, David Fuller, TELUS Chief Marketing Officer said, “Today’s court decision takes us another important

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Mobilicity’s debtholders vote in favour of TELUS’ $380 million acquisition

Mobilicity becoming part of TELUS is one step closer. Mobilicity’s debtholders have voted in favour and approved the $380 million acquisition, which includes their 250,000 subscribers and 150 employees. Stewart Lyons, Mobilicity’s President and CEO, said “This is a significant step towards final approval of the Plan through which the business, combined with the financial

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WIND wants to save Mobilicity customers, offers 1-month of free service to those who port over

TELUS announced plans to acquire Mobilicity’s 250,000 subscribers and 150 employees for $380 million. The deal is still pending “required approvals” from the Competition Bureau, Industry Canada, and Mobilicity’s debtholders, but that hasn’t stopped rival wireless carrier WIND Mobile offering a way to save Mobi customers from their inevitable future. On Twitter, WIND stated “Mobilicity

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TELUS on the Mobilicity acquisition: “We don’t believe this transaction will have a significant impact on competition in our industry”

Earlier today it was revealed that TELUS has agreed to acquire Mobilicity, legally known as Data & Audio-Visual Enterprises Holdings Inc., for $380 million. The deal is expected to close by June 10th, 2013 and TELUS would integrate Mobilicity’s 250,000 subscribers and 150 employees into its organization. The agreement still needs to be approved by

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TELUS to acquire Mobilicity and its 250,000 subs for $380 million

This is turn of events, but also expected. In a press release today TELUS announced that they’ve entered into an agreement to acquire Mobilicity for $380 million. Of course, the deal is pending the “required approvals” from authorities (Competition Bureau, Industry Canada, and Mobilicity’s debtholders). “The purchase price received would be applied to repay all

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Galaxy S4 now available at Mobilicity for $649.99

Last, but certainly not least, is Mobilicity with their launch of the Galaxy S4. Even though they’re a couple weeks behind other carriers, they’ve come to market with the lowest price at $649.99. However, finding one might be initially difficult as they noted on Twitter that “A limited number of the new Samsung Galaxy S4

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Mobilicity reportedly can’t find a buyer

Mobilicity is currently in the process of restructuring their business, plus desperately seeking a buyer to keep them alive. It was revealed a few weeks ago that rival carrier TELUS may be interested in snatching up their subscriber base and valuable spectrum, but nothing to-date has been finalized. According to the Globe and Mail, new

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Review

It was the release of Samsung’s Galaxy S I9000 in August 2010 that made me want to pursue technology writing full-time. While the device’s hardware was prone to spontaneous failure, and the design was uninspired at best, its release did two things effectively: it established Samsung as a capable vertically-integrated OEM; and it gave Android

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WIND and Mobilicity confirm May 3rd availability for the Galaxy S4

The Big 3 carriers and their sub-brands all announced plans earlier this week to release the Samsung Galaxy S4 on May 3rd. For those who decided to pre-order you’re looking at scoring this 5-inch Jelly Bean a bit early on May 27th. In speaking with Samsung Canada they said that all carrier would have in-store

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Sony Xperia ZL launches on Mobilicity

The latest Sony flagship Android device is now available at Mobilicity. The Xperia ZL is a solid addition to their lineup as it runs OS 4.1.2 Jelly Bean (OS 4.2 is coming soon), has an impressive 13MP camera that shoots 1080p videos, 5-inch 1920×1080 LCD display, 1.5Ghz quad-core processor and a 2370mAh battery. It’s probably

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