Category: WIND Mobile

Rogers to back investment firm in bid to acquire WIND, report says

The Canadian wireless soap opera continues today. Two important reports about various plans involving Verizon entering the $19 billion Canadian wireless space. First, the Financial Post is reporting that Verizon’s board will meet next week to engage in deeper talks about preparing formal papers to buyout WIND Mobile for $700 million. In addition, VimpelCom, Wind

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WIND Mobile releases the Samsung Galaxy Ace II e

For $259 you could have yourself the Samsung Galaxy Ace II e on WIND Mobile. For an entry-level Android the specs are decent: runs OS 4.1 Jelly Bean, a 1GHz dual-core processor, 3.8-inch display (480 x 800), 16GB internal storage, 2600mAh battery 5MP camera and captures 720p HD videos… basically a GS3 mini. Check it

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Orascom withdraws application for complete control of WIND Mobile

Six months ago Tony Lacavera, WIND Mobile’s Chairman and CEO, declared that he would step down and “enter into an agreement to transfer” his share of the business to Orascom Telecom, which is owned by Netherland-based VimpelComm. This procedure was still pending all the necessary approvals, but today puts a completely new spin on its

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WIND Mobile deal in limbo over national security concerns with Huawei equipment

In January Tony Lacavera, WIND Mobile’s Chairman and CEO, stated that he would be stepping down and “enter into an agreement to transfer” his shares (AAL Corporation) of the company to Orascom Telecom, which is owned by Netherland-based VimpelComm, which would see them take controlling command of the wireless carrier. Half a year later, Lacavera

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