WIND Mobile expects to top 1 million subscriber mark this year

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When Globalive launched its WIND Mobile wireless carrier brand back in 2009, it set for itself the goal of signing up 1.5 million within three years. The company has had to temper its expectations since then. More than five years later, its latest subscriber numbers stand at just over 800,000. It now expects to hit the one million subscriber milestone sometime […]

WIND Mobile hits 741,000 subscriber mark

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WIND Mobile hit the 700,000 subscriber mark back in April. Parent company VimpelCom today filed its Q2 FY2014 financial results and shed new light on how WIND Mobile is doing. It now appears that it will soon be celebrating another milestone, that of 750,000 subscribers as VimpelCom’s numbers show that it now has 741,000 subscribers. WIND Mobile added 38,875 new subscribers […]

World now covered by 300 LTE networks

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LTE connectivity is quickly conquering the world. According to the industry organization 4G Americas, there are now 300 LTE networks in operation across the globe with more than a third of these launching in the last year alone. That number could jump to 350 by the end of the year with LTE-Advanced accounting for 40 of those. “In five years, […]

Koodo Mobile tops 1 million subscriber mark

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Koodo Mobile has hit an important milestone. The flanker brand owned by TELUS has hit the one million subscriber mark. To say thank you, Koodo customers can call 1-844-TAB-ADOR and listen to “brand spokes-luchador El Tabador” thank them in different and amusing ways. Aside from the Diabolical Thank You that you can hear below, there is a ‘90s R&B style thank you, […]

VimpelCom writes down value of WIND Mobile to zero

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The future of WIND Mobile is a little cloudier today after parent company VimpelCom announced that it had written down its investment in the Canadian carrier down to zero. It attributed its FY 2013 Q4 net loss to “non-cash impairment charges taken on our assets in Ukraine and Canada.” The writedown for Canada was valued at US$768 million. VimpelCom added […]

Videotron’s wireless service tops 500,000 subscriber mark

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Regional wireless carrier Videotron yesterday announced that it had just signed its 500,000th customer. A wholly owned subsidiary of Quebecor Media, Videotron launched three years ago and has since proven to be a formidable force in the Quebec market. “For three years, Videotron has been pushing the envelope in order to offer its customers more and provide them with the […]