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Huawei U8100 is first Android phone from Wind Mobile

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So, you've been itching to get your hands on a new Google Android phone, but you don't want to break the bank in the process, nor do you want to sign a lengthy contract. Wind has you covered, because they've just released the Huawei U8100. This touchscreen smartphone is the first Google Android smartphone to be made available through Wind Mobile in Canada and you can get it for just $160.

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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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More affordable Wind Mobile data plans rise to the surface

New $35 unlimited data plan offered by Wind Mobile

Wind Mobile has been aggressively marketing in the cities that it serves, but some people may say that their services are still too expensive. Well, it seems that a few more data plan options are just over the horizon. If you were to go to the Wind Mobile website today, you'd see that there is just one data add-on option. That's the infinite mobile for $35.00 a month, offering unlimited Internet access on your smartphone while in any Wind Home Zone. What if you don't need that much data?

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Dirt cheap $70 Huh what? phone at Wind Mobile

Huawei U1250 bargin phone from Wind Mobile

It's one of those things that becomes a double-edged sword. On the one hand, Wind Mobile doesn't want to lock you down to a lengthy contract. On the other hand, this means that they don't offer hardware subsidies. So, what do you do? You sell a cheapass phone, of course! If you want to get into the Wind Mobile action and don't want to break the bank, you might want the Huawei U1250.

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Wind Mobile launches Nokia 5230 touchscreen smartphone

Nokia 5230 lands on Wind Mobile

Earlier this week the Nokia 5230 was revealed and suspected to be making its way over to Wind Mobile in Canada "soon" and with that, we would probably expect it in a "few weeks." As it turns out, these weeks turned into days. Wind Mobile has officially launched the Nokia 5230. The best part is that they're keeping the price a lot lower than most people would expect for a brand new touchscreen smartphone. The Nokia 5230 can be yours for $180. That's outright without a contract.

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Nokia 5230 flying over to Wind Mobile Canada

Nokia 5230 headed to Wind Mobile

Wind Mobile has already had quite the impact on the Canadian cellular industry, enticing customers away from carriers that have long since dominated the maple-flavored climate. Even though Wind has only been around for a short while, it's already expanding its lineup. In addition to other smartphones like the HTC Maple and BlackBerry Bold 9700, Wind Mobile will soon be carrying the Nokia 5230 as well.

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Foreign investment getting green light in Canadian wireless industry?

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In case you didn't already know, the Canadian government has some rather stringent restrictions on how the wireless industry can operate within our borders. They do not allow much in terms of foreign investment and control, but it seems that these shackles will soon be loosened. Do you remember the hiccups that Wind Mobile had to overcome prior to its launch? Do you remember how the CRTC almost stopped Wind from opening its doors due to a sizable investment from a German firm? If these new changes do take place, situations like that will truly be a thing of the past.

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