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Google Nexus one resurfaces on Canadian Mobilicity

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Canadian budget wireless carrier Mobilicity today announced they will be “carrying” the Android-based Google Nexus One phone. We know Google took the Nexus One off the distribution line for wireless carriers around the world a few weeks ago, and Mobilicity being an unlocked, outright purchase resale provider of mobile phones leads me to believe they’ve just bought a crapload of Nexus Ones from Google and are simply reselling them to their network of customers.

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Carriers discuss unlocking phones at Canadian Telecom Summit

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It's very rare to see the major competitors in a giant industry sit down and openly discuss where the market is moving. It's like when they got Bill Gates and Steve Jobs to chat in front of a live audience. Well, the same thing has happened with Canada's telecom firms. Over at the Canadian Telecom Summit earlier this week, a panel was moderated by Iain Marlow of the Globe. During the "Advanced Wireless Service" event, three major executives from Wind, Rogers, and Mobilicity had a one-hour discussion on wireless communications in Canada.

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Mobilicity launches in Toronto tomorrow with $15 ‘unlimited’ plan

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The Canadian wireless industry is about to gain another major competitor. Wind Mobile is already making waves, but it seems like Mobilicity is undercutting even those cheaper rates. And it's all going to start tomorrow. Mobilicity is set to launch May, 15th in Toronto, offering another alternative for discerning cell phone consumers. The 3.5G network is set to go live and their "simple" plans are simply unlimited.

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Mobilicity to undergo CRTC scrutiny regarding ownership

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Remember how Wind Mobile went through all sorts of trouble with the CRTC due to its concerns over foreign ownership and control? Well, the other major winner of that spectrum auction is about to jump through the exact same hoops because the CRTC will soon undertake an ownership review of Mobilicity. The company that you once knew as DAVE Wireless has since been rebranded as Mobilicity and the CRTC will be going through their paperwork to determine if it is compliant with Canadian ownership and control requirements.

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