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Verizon Communications Inc. seen delaying plans for Canadian entry

Originally posted on Financial Post | Business:
After a series of positive signals from the Canadian government, Verizon Communications Inc. could be delaying its plans to acquire one or more startup carriers and instead focus on taking part in an upcoming auction for wireless spectrum. [np_storybar title=”Is Verizon delaying Canadian entry? What the analysts say” link=”http://business.financialpost.com/2013/08/15/is-verizon-delaying-canadian-entry-what-the-analysts-say/”%5DShares…

Marketing fail of the week: Canadian Telecom

The executives at Bell Canada, Rogers Communications and Telus think Canadians are stupid. All 34 million of us. That is the only conclusion there is to explain the latest collaborative move from Canada’s three largest wireless companies against a potential move by U.S.-based Verizon Wireless from entering Canada. The three corporate giants worked together to produce … Continue reading

Canada’s Wireless Giants are Scared

In the past couple of weeks, the CEOs of Canada’s three biggest wireless phone providers voiced opposition to the preferential treatment U.S.-based Verizon is receiving from the federal government to enter this country’s wireless market. Rogers Communications’ Nadir Mohamed, Bell’s George Cope and Darren Entwistle of Telus called it unfair that they are barred from participating in … Continue reading

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