Articles tagged with: Telus and Mts

Canada Sees Lowest 4th-Quarter Gain Since 1997

Despite the fact that the Canadian mobile market is probably the least developed in the Western world, with a penetration rate of just 63.9% at the end of 2008, it performed poorly in the fourth quarter of the year. more

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Rogers Leads for Canadian Quarterly Net Subscriber Growth

The Canadian mobile connection market stood at 21.25m at the end of Q3 08, equivalent to a penetration rate of 63.0%. Annual growth has been stable at between 8.2% and 9.0% for the past five quarters and the Q3 08 figure of 8.7% was exactly the same as the year-earlier figure, more

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Canada's Mobile Penetration Rate Rises to 61.6%

The Canadian mobile market had another quiet quarter, as operators prepared for the 2GHz spectrum auction. During the quarter, there were just over 385k new connections, taking the total to 20.73m and increasing penetration to 61.6%. more

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Canadian Spectum Auction Passes $2 Billion Mark

Canada's wireless spectrum auction finished last night having passed the CA$2 billion (US$2.01 billion) landmark after two weeks of bidding - and exceeding the estimated CA$1.5 billion which had been thought to be earnt. The auction is expected to continue for another couple of weeks. more

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Bell Mobility, TELUS and MTS Canada Q1 2008 Results

Along with Rogers, Bell and TELUS are the only national operators in Canada; MTS offers services in Manitoba state only. The three national operators remained fairly close in terms of customer numbers with 1.92m separating them at the end of Q1 08. more

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Canada to Hit 20 Million Subscribers, But Still Room for Growth

The Canadian market looks set to reach 20 million customers by the end of the year, having added 0.54 million customers in Q3 to hit 19.54 million at the end of the quarter. more

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Canadian Networks Make Substantial Customer Satisfaction Improvements

Customer satisfaction with contract and prepaid wireless service providers in Canada has increased substantially during the past year, according to a J.D. Power report. They report that SaskTel Mobility ranks highest in customer satisfaction among contract service providers, while Virgin Mobile ranks highest among prepaid providers. LG is the highest-ranking mobile phone brand. more

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Canada Q3 2006 Market Update

Canadian mobile customers grew 10.9% in the 12 months to 30th September 2006 to reach 17.98m at the end of the period, taking penetration in the market to 54.2%, compared to 49.3% at the end of Q3 last year. GSM was the fastest growing technology with a 23% uplift in customer numbers year on year thanks to its sole Canadian exponent, Rogers. more

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