Category: Globalive News

Globalive still hopeful about Vidéotron partnership

With Vidéotron committing up to $1 billion to set up a new network in Quebec, Globalive CEO Tony Lacavera is still optimistic in aligning a merger with them to become the next national wireless player in Canada. “I am still really hopeful that we can develop some kind of relationship with Videotron. I think ultimately

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Ken Campbell steps in as CEO of Globalive Wireless November 1st

Anthony Lacavera, Chairman and CEO of Globalive Communications Corp. has appointed Ken Campbell as CEO of subsidiary Globalive Wireless. “We are delighted to welcome Ken to Globalive. Ken has proven to be a strong leader who can drive an organization to succeed in a dynamic, highly competitive market. Given his background, enthusiasm, dedication and experience,

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MyScreen and Globalive partner to bring you mobile advertising

With Globalive positioned to launch next year, they have partnered with MyScreen to bring you advertising to your mobile phone. Most likely in the form of subscribing to a “contract-free” phone and in return you’ll get branded advertising sent to you where you’ll have to click. Co-Chairman of Globalive, Michael O’Connor said “Our relationship with

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Globalive: “We certainly plan to launch on schedule”

Globalive is still targeting to launch its new wireless brand next year and has not flinched with all the talk from analysts about having troubles raising funds due to the financial crisis in the USA. CEO Anthony Lacavera “We certainly plan to launch on schedule. Our time frame has not been changed in any way.

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More mobile news: Telus, LG, Globalive and Allstream?

Since posting our “upcoming phones” article yesterday we’ve been send a few other cool pieces of news. We have had a few tips that Telus is going to release the BlackBerry Bold(not confirmed and very odd)…  an iDen version of the BlackBerry Curve… both by the “end of the year”. In addition, LG is set

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Globalive launches “WirelessSoapbox.com” forum

Globalive has started a grass roots branding effort and wants to be different from Bell, Telus and Rogers. They’re hoping to start a trend in the Canadian wireless market by less “telling and a lot more listening”… starting with a new discussion forum called WirelessSoapbox.com. According to the website: WirelessSoapbox.com is designed to be a

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Globalive gets lots of dough and wants 1.5 million subscribers within 3 years

Globalive Communications Inc., possibly our fourth national cell phone company, is now called “Globalive Wireless Management Corp.” has accepted a financial investment from Eygptian based Orascom said to be around $500 million – $750 million (USD) over the next 4-years. Orascom receives a 20% stake in Globalive (the maximum amount allowed by the government for

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Wireless Auction Qualified Bidders’ Names Released

Industry Canada has narrowed down the list and released 27 official bidders for the upcoming Canadian Wireless Auction happening on May 27th. The lists includes the major players in the market like Bell, Telus and Rogers. New players such as Quebecor, Shaw, Yak and MTS made the list. However, the major deposit from Niagara Networks

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