Videotron to launch LTE network within weeks

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Quebecor, regional carrier Videotron’s parent company, yesterday announced in Q2 FY2014 financial results. Overall revenues reached CA$1.07 billion. Its wireless operatings contributed CA$66.8 million, an increase of 25.8%. Videotron added some 29,700 new customers to reach a total subscriber base of 551,300. The Apple iPhone was a key contributor with iPhone subscribers now accounting for 22% of the total base. […]

Former Quebecor CEO Pierre Peladeau to run in Quebec provincial election

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Pierre Péladeau stepped down as CEO of Quebecor, Videotron’s parent company last year. He remained involved with the company as Vice Chairman and member of the Board of Directors of Quebecor and Chairman and member of the Boards of Directors of Quebecor Media and TVA Group until today. He announced earlier in the day that he is entering politics and […]

Top bidders for Mobilicity are TELUS and Quebecor?


Mobilicity’s auction appears to have ended with at least two “serious” bids according to The Globe and Mail. According to its sources, Telus Corp. submitted a CA$350 million bid while Quebecor Inc., the parent company of regional operator Videotron, bid about CA$200 million for the beleaguered carrier. The TELUS bid is less than the company offered last year but still […]

A wireless revolution starting in Canada?

While reading The Globe and Mail Saturday morning, I came across a full page ad from the Coalition for Wireless Competition (spearheaded by Quebecor). Their mission is “to make the case to the authorities that new players must be allowed to enter Canada’s wireless telecommunications market in order to create a truly competitive environment and deliver the benefits of competition, in […]