Category: Globalive News

Exclusive Interview with Globalive CEO Tony Lacavera

Globalive spent $442 million dollars to enter the Canadian wireless market. In a very relaxed and optimistic manner, Tony Lacavera, Chairman and CEO of Globalive says they have zero market share today but believes he’s already made a difference. He’s directly speaking about the current carriers making major changes to their business plans, rate plans

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Video: Globalive, Public Mobile & DAVE Wireless battle it out!

With the new entrants making more than there share of headlines over the past few months, this trend will certainly continue to heat up over the next several months as each will implement their business plan for a successful wireless launch. In closing the 2009 Canadian Wireless Summit, DAVE Wireless, Globalive and Public Mobile each

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Globalive on launching 2 brands: “there was no one size fits all”

Last week, Globalive CEO Tony Lacavera stated they will be offering more choice to Canadians by “launching 2 wireless brands”. We have an update to this as there were a number of questions around if they will just look like another carrier in the Canadian market. Lacavera said “There have been a lot of recent

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Globalive places first network call!

Globalive has set a wicked milestone in their quest in becoming a player in the Canadian wireless scene. They have officially successfully placed their first Advanced Wireless Network (AWS) on Saturday, June 13 2009. Ken Campbell, CEO of Globalive said “It is a great day for us, but an even greater day for Canadian mobile

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Globalive set to launch 2 wireless brands

Globalive is set to enter the Canadian wireless space later this year and even though we got incredibly thrilled by that so-called leaked marketing strategy, it turned out to be a “fake”. Some say it was a move to gain customer insight. As it turns out, one thing that Globalive is great at doing is

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Globalive changes look of “Wireless Soapbox” website

About a year ago Globalive launched a new discussion site called Wireless Soapbox. This new project was a place for us Canadians to get to know the new entrant, discuss our frustrations of current wireless carriers and share ideas about what a new carrier would actually look like. An idea which I believe is powerful

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Rogers “Bill of Rights” and Globalive’s “Golden Rule”

The biggest concern for any organization is not only how to get customers but how to keep them. In an article in the Globe, new Rogers President & CEO Nadir Mohamed said they are considering a “Bill of Rights” that will see a shift in their culture, a plan to overhaul its billing system and

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Globalive says Telus is trying to stifle wireless competition

It seems that TELUS has succeeded in getting the CRTC to “initiate an open and transparent process to review whether Globalive is under Canadian ownership and control”.  According to the Canadian Telecommunications Act the maximum amount allowed by for foreign investors is 20%, and in this case, Egyptian-based Orascom Telecom has invested the max. The

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Will the Big 3 eventually purchase the new carriers?

Over the last few months, and certainly over the next few months more will be written about how the Canadian wireless market will be fixed, shaken up and maybe even revolutionized. This is mainly due to new wireless carriers such as Globalive, Public Mobile and DAVE Wireless entering the space this year. Back on July

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Globalive CEO confirms “that is not our document”

As the drama unfolded late last night and into this morning that Globalive’s full marketing strategy leaked online… this had upcoming price plans and devices that had Canadians extremely curious about our newest carrier. Devices such as the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1, HTC Android Dream and Magic. The document looked incredibly real and time has

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