Videotron is looking to eventually launch their new AWS wireless network sometime before the end of the year – perhaps in the Fall. They were supposed to go live in May but President & CEO of parent company Pierre Karl Péladeau recently stated that “Launching a network is not a piece of cake…We want to keep offering our clients quality products and, in telecommunications, this means service without interruption and offering quality content. We are quite satisfied with the deployment but it isn’t finished yet”.
Videotron is one of the companies that all the carriers are watching carefully. They have such a strong dominance in Quebec in their other businesses that wireless will become their primary focus… eventually taking more customers away from the other carriers.
Today at the 2010 Canadian Telecom Summit Robert Depatie President & CEO of Videotron took the stage and spoke about where their organization is heading when it comes to wireless. Depatie stated the Videotron “Winning Formula” (more…)