Monday, Nov 12, 2007
This report focuses on use of mobile phones for Internet commercial transactions and point of sale (POS) mobile payments or m-Commerce, as the fastest growing area of e-Commerce. It does not limit itself to the state of m-commerce in Canada exclusively. In order to obtain a close reliable picture of how Canadian consumers fare in the context of m-Commerce, intensive use of international ...
Tuesday, Nov 15, 2005
Mobile number portability (MNP) is the ability to keep one’s wireless (cellphone) number when changing wireless service providers (WSPs). While fixed-line telephone number portability is compulsory for major providers of basic telephone service in Canada, mobile number portability is not, despite the ever-increasing population who use this technology. Notably, Canada is one of the few ...
Friday, Apr 22, 2005
WIRELESS NUMBER PORTABILITY PROMISES SHOULD BE KEPT
Contact: John Lawford, PIAC
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) congratulates the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) on its promise to implement wireless number portability in Canada without undue delay. Under the CWTA plan announced yesterday, Canadians would be able to ...
Thursday, Sep 16, 2004
FAX: (819) 997-0324
Mr. Gaston Jorre
Senior Deputy Commissioner
50 Victoria St
Dear Mr. Jorre:
RE: Proposed Acquisition by TELUS Mobility of Microcell
I am writing to you with regard to the proposed acquisition by TELUS Corporation of Microcell. The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) views this proposed acquisition with some concern.
As you ...
Friday, Dec 12, 1997
Spectrum is the publicly owned radio waves used for broadcasting television signals, wireless telephone, wireless data and Internet, and different forms of radio services. This report provides the most detailed analysis available in Canada on auctioning spectrum.
113 pages $10.00
As the designated federal government body to oversee the trusteeship of the publicly-owned ...