Thursday, 22 June 2017

Canadians back big three telcos' bid to keep Verizon out...sort of

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 22 August 13

Survey shows Canadians do not want foreign players to have an advantage in spectrum auctions, but a roughly even split between those for and against foreign players entering the market.

Canada's biggest mobile operators have drafted in the general public to fight their cause in keeping Verizon Wireless out of their market. The results of a new survey, commissioned by Bell Canada and Telus and carried out by Nanos Research earlier this month, show that most Canadians are opposed to the idea of creating specific advantages for any player in the country's forthcoming spectrum auction, particularly those based overseas. 81% of the 2…

Canada's biggest mobile operators have drafted in the general public to fight their cause in keeping Verizon Wireless out of their market. The results of a new survey, commissioned by Bell Canada and Telus and carried out by Nanos Research earlier this month, show that most Canadians are opposed to the idea of creating specific advantages for any player in the country's forthcoming spectrum auction, particularly those based overseas. 81% of the 2…

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