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  1. Industry News
    This week, Rogers Communications announced they are eliminating its wireless carrier, Mobilicity, and moving all existing customers to Chatr. According to reports, effective August 15 th 2016, Rogers will cease activating new Mobilicity lines, and next fall they will begin moving the existing...
  2. Industry News
    Another one bites the dust. Mobilicity today announced it would accept a $465 million takeover bid by telco giant Rogers. As part of the deal, Rogers will sell off some of Mobilicity’s wireless airwave spectrum to competitor Wind Mobile, a condition the federal government demanded before...
  3. Industry News
    After fighting off takeover rumours for the better part of two years, The Globe and Mail reports that Rogers and Telus have quietly submitted proposal transactions to the government for review in a bid to purchase struggling telco Mobilicity. However, a source also tells the Globe and Mail...
  4. Industry News
    Wind Mobile is offering an unprecedented deal to Mobilicity customers from now until January 26th: 6 months of free service, along with a free SIM card. The free plan also includes unlimited talk, data and text. Mobile Syrup speculates that this is all part of Wind’s master plan to buy out...
  5. Industry News
    Telus has just pulled out of the industry-funded Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA.) The Vancouver-based carrier’s departure follows on the heels of the withdrawal of other high-profile companies from the wireless industry lobby group over the last year. Wind Mobile...
  6. Industry News
    Verizon Communications is prepared to pay $700 million for WIND Mobile, and is also considering an acquisition of wireless startup, Mobilicity. The Globe and Mail reports on June 26th that two sources have confirmed that the US wireless giant has an "inital offer on the table." Since WIND...
  7. Wind Mobile
    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/verizon-eyes-wireless-entry-as-ottawa-aims-to-salvage-competition/article12595163/
  8. Industry News
    Toronto-based Public Mobile has been acquired by venture capital firm Thomvest Seed Capital and private equity firm Cartesian Capital. The privately held wireless carrier, which provides mobile services in Ontario and Quebec, did not disclose the financial aspects of the deal. Stefan Clulow...
  9. Industry News
    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...
  10. Industry News
    VimpelCom will be taking bids for WIND Mobile starting on March 22, according to several news reports. Toronto-based WIND Mobile is the fourth largest wireless carrier in Canada and the price of ownership will be in the $500 million to $1 billion range. In a Toronto Star report, Canaccord...
  11. Industry News
    Grocery shoppers at Loblaw's stores will have a chance to add Mobilicity cell phones to their shopping baskets starting on Sept. 4th. The Toronto-based wireless carrier is expanding its retail distribution network to include almost 50 Prepaid Cell Phone Express kiosks at select Loblaw's...
  12. Wind Mobile
    TORONTO, June 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Mobilicity today announced plans to upgrade its unlimited 3.5G network to 4G later this year. The company confirmed customers can look forward to enhanced data performance with peak download speeds of up to 21 Mbps.
  13. Industry News
    In the case of WIND Mobile and its compliance with Canadian ownership rules, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has decided that no violation has occurred. The decision goes against rival wireless company Public Mobile, seeking to prevent Globalive Wireless Management Corp. from offering a...
  14. Industry News
    The number of wireless telephone subscribers in Canada topped 25.5 million at the end of September 2011 according to numbers compiled by industry trade group, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA). That number was up 6.2% from 24 million at the end of September 2010 and up...
  15. Wind Mobile
    Mobilicity announced a new promotion this week which gives subscribers free "social data" on their cheaper voice and text plans and free data on their more expensive $45 a month plan. Details of the data promotion are as follows: On the $25 Plan - In addition to the regular voice and text...
  16. Industry News
    Mobilicity announced a new promotion this week which gives subscribers free "social data" on their cheaper voice and text plans and free data on their more expensive $45 a month plan. The alternate wireless company offers four voice text plans which range in price from $25 to $55 per month in...
  17. Industry News
    Bloomberg news is reporting today that Globalive Communications, owners of Wind Mobile, are in talks to buy Mobilicity. Privately held Mobilicity currently offers wireless service in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver while Wind Mobile offers service iin the following markets...
  18. Wind Mobile
    It took me more than two minutes just to load this forum posting page. That's how bad they throttle it. I have filed a complaint with CCTS. To summarise, at least according to the kid I spoke with, tethering and any downloading (not just p2p) is sufficient reason for mobilicity to throttle or...
  19. Industry News
    Grocery giant Metro and Mobilicity today announced a test-pilot program that would see the opening of Mobilicity wireless kiosks in nine Metro grocery stores in Ottawa and Toronto. The young wireless company currently offers wireless plans in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver...
  20. Industry News
    Mobilicity this week added the BlackBerry Curve 9380 and the Android powered HTC Amaze 4G to its line-up of smartphones. The popular which have just arrived in the Canadian marketplace this month will sell without a contract for $300 and $550 respectively. New subscribers are also eligible for...
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