Mobilicity promises “biggest one day offer” for Black Friday (Updated)


 Black Friday, once firmly a U.S. only tradition, is quickly becoming a Canadian shopping tradition as well. Canadian carriers got into the spirit of things last year. Among them was Mobilicity which last year promised “crazy” deals. This year, CEO Anthony Booth, is promising the “biggest one day offer in history of the company, and Canadian wireless.” Fri Nov 28th, […]

Mobilicity again asks for more time to find buyer


The ongoing Mobilicity saga looks set to continue a while longer. The struggling wireless carrier has once again asked the courts to extend its creditor protection under Canada’s Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) as it continues to look for a buyer. This seventh extension would run to December 1, 2014 as the current extension is set to expire on September 26. At […]

Mobilicity unveils new data and voice roaming plans for Canada


Mobilicity may still be seemingly unable to find a buyer and operating under creditor protection but it does not appear to have given up the fight quite yet. The struggling carrier this week announced new Data and Voice Canada Roaming plans that can be used for those times when you’re outside of Mobilicity’s coverage. Get Data roaming for as little […]

Mobilicity to remain under court protection until September 26, 2014


Mobilicity may well be the carrier with nine lives. Despite the fact that a merger with TELUS has fallen through, thanks in large part to the Canadian government, it continues to soldier on in five of the largest Canadian cities. It announced yesterday that it will now continue to operate under court protection under Canada’s Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) […]

WIND Mobile wooing Public Mobile and Mobilicity customers with new promotion

WIND Mobile

With about 700,000 subscribers, WIND Mobile has established a toe hold in the Canadian wireless market. It’s now looking for more and its latest marketing campaign is aimed at two of its closest rivals. The new promotion urges Mobilicity and Public Mobile customers to port over to WIND Mobile for “true mobile freedom.” It comes as Mobilicity is tries once […]

Mobilicity credit protection extended to June 30, 2014


With Mobilicity’s latest attempt to sell itself to TELUS, this time for CA$350 million, awaiting a decision from Industry Canada, the beleaguered carrier has been granted yet another extension on its stay of proceedings under Canada’s Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). The Mobilicity credit protection now runs to June 30, 2014. The Court also appeared to realize that the current state of […]

TELUS to be excluded from 2500MHz spectrum auction over Mobilicity acquisition attempts?


Mobilicity, the beleaguered Canadian carrier looking to sell itself, last week announced that it had found a buyer through an auction it ran in December 2013. It turned out that the knight in shining armour was none other than TELUS which had already tried to buy it out twice before. Both previous attempts had been rebuffed by Industry Canada over […]