WIND Mobile announced yesterday that they currently have over 650,000 wireless subscribers on their network. In the lead-up to the launch of the new iPhones, an interesting stat has emerged from a report in the Globe and Mail. According to Brice Scheschuk, WIND Mobile’s CFO, the company has over 2,500 active iPhone hooked onto its
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We’re coming down to crunch time for those interested parties to declare their intentions for the upcoming 700 Mhz spectrum auction in January. The deadline for those to submit deposits is tomorrow (September 17th at noon) and it’s expected that the Big 3 will participate, but today WIND Mobile has confirmed they’ll make their presence
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The large smartphone is here to stay. And as all new technologies tend to after a few years, the commoditization of the form factor has begun. While Samsung is seen as the pioneer, or at least the trend setter, in the category, the move to larger phones began with HTC and its Windows Mobile-powered HD2.
A couple new devices have found their way to the shelves of WIND Mobile. The BlackBerry Q5 is the entry-level QWERTY touch and the Xperia ZL is one of the latest device from Sony to arrive on Canadian land. Both are dramatically different devices – one BlackBerry 10 OS and the other Android – and
We’ve just received word that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be available, alongside the Galaxy Gear smart watch, on Friday, October 4th. That’s four weeks from today, and a couple days after it arrives in the States. TELUS was the first to send confirmation of the date, but held the price back until further
Update: WIND Mobile has gone live with its news ‘Trade-In’ device program. WIND notes that depending on the device you trade-in could score you up to a $250 credit. As expected, all the fine details are listed below, or at this link here. WIND Mobile will be adding a new service to their offering. Like
When the $380 million deal between TELUS and Mobilicity (legally known as Data & Audio-Visual Enterprises) was axed back in June, rival carrier WIND Mobile expressed interest in a potential acquisition. Tony Lacavera, WIND Mobile’s Chairman and CEO, stated at the time that they will take “another look at Mobilicity since there could be one
Update: Verizon reaches agreement to acquire Vodafone’s 45% stake for $130b, may put Canadian pursuits on hold
Verizon is said to be in the late stages of a deal to buy out Vodafone’s share of its mobile phone business. The company has been looking to take back control of the thriving enterprise, aiming to pay approximately $130 billion for Vodafone’s 45% stake. Verizon is America’s largest telco with over 100 million subscribers.
WIND has officially expanded their phablet lineup and launched the Huawei Ascend Mate. This is a huge smartphone/tablet. We had our hands-on time with this Android 4.1 Jelly Bean device back in January at CES and, for the price, it’s something to think about. WIND has priced the Ascend Mate at $99 on WINDtab or