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Merger Mania Reaches Canada

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May 15, 2004, 2:29 PM   by (staff)

Canadian carrier Telus made an unsolicited bid this week for smaller competitor Microcell, which offers service under the Fido brand. The $1.1 billion (CAD) deal would likely push Telus past Bell Mobility to become Canada's largest wireless carrier. If the deal is completed, Telus is expected to eventually shut down Fido's GSM network and migrate customers to its own CDMA network.

more info at CP via CBC »
more info at Toronto Star »



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Technologies and Roaming Agreements independent May 17, 2004, 4:56 PM
800 mHz Vs. 1900 mHz; The debate continues.... eclipse1974 May 24, 2004, 1:48 AM
Telus buying Fido! Mr.Frost May 17, 2004, 9:26 AM
Not alot of money involved. muchdrama May 16, 2004, 1:17 PM
Canada needs to drop the foreign ownership cap HowdyThere May 16, 2004, 1:18 PM
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