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Wind Mobile interested in buying Mobilicity

Thursday 6 June 2013 | 21:23 CET | News
Wind Mobile would like to open talks to buy Mobilicity in a bid to create a fourth national wireless competitor, CEO Anthony Lacavera said Wednesday,5 June 2013, according to The Vancouver Sun. Wind Mobile is already the fourth-largest wireless carrier in Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta, Lacavera said. Ottawa is blocking a CAD 380 million deal to sell Mobilicity to Telus and said it will continue to prohibit spectrum transfers that would limit competition in the mobile phone industry. Lacavera said Mobilicity's spectrum, if combined with Wind Mobile's would allow the combined company to

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Mobilicity / Telus / Vimpelcom / Wind Mobile
Countries: Canada
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