Category: Globalive News

Globalive full strategy leaked online: rate plans and devices!

Globalive recently spent a measly $442 million to be part of Canada’s wireless future and create their own brand, one that they say will “revolutionize the wireless industry in Canada”. We knew very little about what they were offering, only a goal to launch fall 2009 in the following cities: Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and

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TELUS asks CRTC to look into Globalive’s foreign investment

Globalive is set to enter the Canadian wireless market Fall of 2009 (national in 2010) in the following cities: Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and Ottawa offering fixed monthly plans with no contract targeting the 16-60 year olds… this has TELUS a bit worried as they have requested the CRTC to “immediately initiate” another peek into

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Globalive’s “Wireless Soapbox” comes to an end?

If you remember way back in September, Globalive came in with guns blazing giving us Canadians a place to discuss our frustrations of current wireless carriers and share ideas about how a new wireless carrier could run their business. Even CEO Tony Lacavera himself said wireless companies should do “less telling and a lot more

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Globalive listed in “2009 Best Workplaces in Canada”

This is kinda surprising as the only telecom organization to make the “2009 Best Workplaces in Canada” is actually Globalive. Missing from the list are the big 3: Bell, Rogers and TELUS. The list is a combined effort by the Great Place to Work Institute and The Globe and Mail. Employees complete a survey that

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Globalive issued spectrum licenses… plans to hire 1000

Globalive Wireless Management Corp. announced they have “officially been issued wireless spectrum licenses from Industry Canada”. Which basically means that the $442 million dollars they dropped to play in the wireless game will be moving forward. Industry Canada allows a maximum of 20% foreign ownership and one of the reasons it took so long for

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Globalive hires 100 in Windsor… ready to dominate?

It’ll be very interesting to watch Globalive come to life in the wireless market over the next few months. They are poised to officially launch their brand this fall in Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and Ottawa, then nationally 2010. Anthony Lacavera, CEO of Globalive, has always been vocal about his plans and made it known

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Globalive ranks 18th as Canada’s Best Small and Medium Employers

I’m excited to see what will happen over the next several months with Globalive and the wireless market. A couple weeks ago they announced a new office was being formed in Windsor that will employ 100 people. In addition, they were recently ranked 18th in the “Top 50 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada”

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Globalive to open office in Windsor, creates 100 jobs

Globalive is ramping up fast – they have plans to open a new customer service centre in Windsor which will create approximately 100 jobs. (75 full time positions and 25 part time). If you live in Windsor, or simply want to work for Globalive they’re having a job fair on January 7th and looking to

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Globalive’s Lacavera: “It reinforces my plan”

With Globalive aiming to launch their cellphone network fall of 2009 (national in 2010) in the following cities: Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and Ottawa. They’ve made a part of their business strategy known by offering a fixed-price monthly plan that has no contract, allows unlimited calling within your area and rollover minutes with a core

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Globalive to partner with MTS?

Globalive is expected to launch as Canada’s 4th national wireless carrier by Q2 2009 announced they have secured non-recourse vendor financing from Orascom Telecom. In other related news confirms our earlier story from September of Globalive turning to MTS Allstream for a possible partnership: Dvai Ghose of Genuity Capital Markets said “An investment in Globalive

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