Canada relents on potential Mobilicity takeover

Leading operators Rogers and Telus are both interested in acquiring smaller rival Mobilicity, according to The Globe and Mail. Both recently submitted takeover proposals to the Canadian government for preliminary review, and received a positive response. Government body Industry Canada …

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Wind Mobile boosts position with roaming agreement

Canadian number-four operator Wind Mobile announced that its services now reach 97 per cent of the country’s population owing to a roaming partnership with one of the ‘big three’ operators. Although the roaming partner wasn’t named by Wind, Reuters suggested …

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VimpelCom exits Canada

Amsterdam-based carrier group VimpelCom and its investment vehicle Global Telecom Holding said Tuesday they have agreed to exit the Canadian market. The companies will offload their stake in Wind Canada to the controlling shareholder of the operator for C$135m.