TELUS Deal to Buy Mobilicity Effectively Killed

One of the key components in TELUS buying Mobilicity for $380 million was acquiring valuable wireless spectrum that all Canadian mobile carriers are seeking. However, the federal government will not allow Mobilicity to transfer its wireless spectrum to TELUS, it was announced at a news conference in Ottawa on June 4th. Industry Minister Christian Paradis […]

Shaw Communications

Shaw Communications, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, is a Canadian telecommunications company that provides cable television, digital telephony, and Internet services mostly in British Columbia and Alberta, with smaller systems in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario and Hamilton, Ontario.

The company also offers direct-to-home satellite television service across Canada under the Shaw Direct banner, formerly known as Star Choice

Shaw Wireless to launch in late 2011

Shaw Communications this week formally announced its intention to launch its wireless service in Canada in late 2011.

To achieve that goal, the Calgary company says it will spend approximately $100 million during the current fiscal year to hire the required employees who can begin to build the necessary wireless infrastructure.