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SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe federal government has overruled a CRTC decision on the ownership structure of Toronto based Globalive, opening the door for the wireless company to set up shop as Canada’s fourth national cellphone company.Industry Minister Tony Clement said Friday he was overturning the October ruling by the Canadian Radio television and Telecommunications Commission that the company did not meet Canadian ownership and control requirements.Clement said that this decision would allow Globalive to set up shop “effective immediately” and would not require the company to make any changes to its ownership structure.Full story.According to a study by the Organization for Economic Co operation and Development, Canada has the third highest wireless rates among developed countries.The average Canadian cellphone user pays among the highest bills in the developed world.The poor showing was not surprising the Canadian government has acknowledged that rates are too high and are contributing to lagging cellphone usage.Do you think the decision to allow Globalive to operate in Canada will improve cellphone rates? Would you like to see more competitors set up shop? Take our poll.Do you think allowing companies like Globalive to operate in Canada will improve wireless rates?(polling)Is the competition already heating up? Are you seeing improved deals and packages being offered?Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests. Continue reading this postAccess to information: Does Canada need to be more open with data?TTC bus driver: Do you often see your local drivers texting?The Toronto Sun on Thursday published a picture sent by a reader of a TTC bus driver driving while texting on a mobile device.
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