Globalive is ready to set up show and become Canada’s next national carrier. They’ve hired hundreds of staff, started constructing stores in major cities and have a whole lineup of devices ready to be purchased.
They already have been given the go ahead by Industry Canada but the major drawback came a few weeks ago when the CRTC stalled them from launching their network due to not meeting the Canadian ownership rules. Law is law and currently Industry Minister Tony Clement is reviewing the entire case and will be deciding over the next couple weeks to see if they’ll be able to actually launch.
In the meantime it seems the Canadian public are taking to web and showing their support for the possible new carrier. Do most Canadians feel like this guy: