Category: Globalive News

New WIND video talks about rate plans & monopolies

WIND Mobile has released another video that I’m sure will be the target of much conversation. Although we are still waiting for the fate of their wireless plans and if they will be given the go ahead to launch… the video has regular wireless consumers being asked various questions about their current providers, rate plans,

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Pics of what the WIND Mobile stores currently look like…

A couple months back we sat down with new wireless entrant WIND Mobile CEO Ken Campbell and CCO (Chief Consumer Officer) Chris Robbins for a quick interview. Back then they stated that “their stores they will have no cash desks “or any barriers with the customer… a completely digital environment”. Today the folks over at

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The “Globalive Song”… Is this how Canadians feel?

Globalive is ready to set up show and become Canada’s next national carrier. They’ve hired hundreds of staff, started constructing stores in major cities and have a whole lineup of devices ready to be purchased. They already have been given the go ahead by Industry Canada but the major drawback came a few weeks ago

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WIND Mobile: “We’re not about selling out”

Even though Globalive/Wind Mobile are getting the interest of Bell/Rogers/Dave Wireless to eventually buy their spectrum, Chris Robbins, CCO (Chief Customer Officer) of WIND stated on their company blog that they are “not about selling out”. Robbins goes on to state “We’ve always been about being here for the long term, not – like some

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Rogers wants to help Globalive… by buying their spectrum licences

It’s well known that Globalive is one of the new wireless carriers to come into Canada and one of the most feared as new competition. During the Wireless Spectrum Auction Globalive shelled out $442 million and planned to offer their services in Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Ottawa and then national in 2010. However, the CRTC

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“Totally unacceptable.” Lacavera on the CRTC

It’s been a few days now since Globalive was stunned by the CRTC’s decision that could possibly delay their wireless launch. Today I sat down with Tony Lacavera, Chairman of Globalive, to understand his next moves and what he has planned for those Canadians who were/are looking forward to WIND Mobile launching. In the interview,

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