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Old June 26, 2013, 10:57 AM
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Default 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
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Old June 26, 2013, 10:59 AM
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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.
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I won't touch Verizon. I'll stick with Bell.

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Old June 26, 2013, 11:03 AM
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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.
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Competition is almost always good. Time will tell.
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Old June 26, 2013, 11:07 AM
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Meh. I've been using the same plan/phone for three years. More than enough. But then, I am a dinosaur.
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Old June 26, 2013, 11:09 AM
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Competition is almost always good. Time will tell.
Hopefully.
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Old June 26, 2013, 11:11 AM
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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.
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Old June 26, 2013, 11:34 AM
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Yeah, well. Walmart.
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We need competition, bad.
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