Category: Globalive News

Video: Lacavera “Competition is alive and well in Canada!”

Today Tony Lacavera, Chairman of Globalive and WIND Mobile took the stage and spoke at the Empire Club of Canada. His topic was called the “21st Century Canadian Telecommunications: The Way Forward” and basically addressed the industry, his challenges and Canada’s opportunity. There was obviously much talk about foreign ownership and how the Big Three


Globalive brings on investment banks to expand WIND Mobile

Remember a few weeks ago when Globalive stated they were talking with a number of investment banks to raise “several hundred” million dollars for expanding their business. Well I guess it’s a done deal. Globalive today has “announced its intention to enter into a private debt financing for the purposes of continuing to expand the


Globalive to raise “several hundred” million for expansion

WIND Mobile came into the Canadian marketplace with initial launch cities being first Toronto and Calgary,  plans to launch in Edmonton and Ottawa are scheduled for next month. We spoke with Globalive CEO Anthony Lacavera last week when they surpassed the 5,000 subscribers… they are now upwards of surpassing 10,000 with targets of signing up


Public Mobile’s request to challenge Globalive “could drag out for months”

On Friday Public Mobile asked the Federal Court to overturn the decision that allowed Globalive to launch. Public Mobile CEO Alek Krstajic said “We believe Cabinet’s decision is unfair to other wireless carriers, especially new entrants like Public Mobile that have played by the rules and secured substantial Canadian investment. Furthermore, while we respect the


What a Wind Mobile kiosk looks like…

Wind Mobile employees have been busy over the last couple weeks giving back to the community with their “Random Acts of Kindness” initiative… I’m sure they would rather be selling mobile phones. Canadians customers are still in limbo and waiting for the official decision from the Industry Minister if Wind will be given the green


Industry Minister knows the urgency on a Globalive decision

As the drama still unfolds over the Globalive/WIND Mobile pending launch, Industry Minister Tony Clement has stated “We do have the power through an order of council in cabinet to amend or vary the decision of the CRTC… The government’s policy is designed to increase competitiveness in the wireless space, and that is important for