Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Shaw buys Wind Mobile for C$1.6 billion

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 17 December 15

Canadian cable operator gains a foothold in the mobile market, plans to offer converged services.

Shaw Communications is diversifying into mobile, announcing a C$1.6 billion (€1 billion) takeover deal for mobile network operator Wind Mobile on Wednesday. The Canadian cable TV, broadband and media company said the acquisition reflects the trend towards mobile-first product offerings. "The acquisition of Wind provides Shaw with a unique platform in the wireless sector which will allow us to offer a converged network solution to our customers that leverages our full portfolio of best…

Shaw Communications is diversifying into mobile, announcing a C$1.6 billion (€1 billion) takeover deal for mobile network operator Wind Mobile on Wednesday. The Canadian cable TV, broadband and media company said the acquisition reflects the trend towards mobile-first product offerings. "The acquisition of Wind provides Shaw with a unique platform in the wireless sector which will allow us to offer a converged network solution to our customers that leverages our full portfolio of best…

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