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SKYMTL June 26, 2013 11:57 AM

Verizon Jumps the Border, Offers $700 Million for Wind Mobile
 
After long claiming that it was interested in entering the Canadian market, Verizon has offered $700 million for Wind Mobile and is supposedly in talks with Mobilicity

Read more here: Verizon Jumps the Border, Offers $700 Million for Wind Mobile | Hardware Canucks

Arinoth June 26, 2013 11:59 AM

This could be great news, if only to force the canadian monopolies to offer actual/real plans compared to at least what's available in the states.

IRQ Conflict June 26, 2013 11:59 AM

I won't touch Verizon. I'll stick with Bell.

SKYMTL June 26, 2013 12:03 PM

Not sure how I feel about this. However, we can be virtually assured that AT&T, Verizon and others will jump on the 700MHz spectrum come January.

Bond007 June 26, 2013 12:04 PM

Competition is almost always good. Time will tell.

IRQ Conflict June 26, 2013 12:07 PM

Meh. I've been using the same plan/phone for three years. More than enough. But then, I am a dinosaur.

Skyllz June 26, 2013 12:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Bond007 (Post 717099)
Competition is almost always good. Time will tell.

Hopefully.

Arinoth June 26, 2013 12:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by IRQ Conflict (Post 717100)
Meh. I've been using the same plan/phone for three years. More than enough. But then, I am a dinosaur.

I believe it's more about the pricing of the plans as well, where in Canada I believe we have one of the more expensive plans compared to what services we actually get.

IRQ Conflict June 26, 2013 12:34 PM

Yeah, well. Walmart.

Eldonko June 26, 2013 12:39 PM

We need competition, bad.


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