• Shaw CEO says Freedom Mobile doesn't use Huawei network equipment

    2 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Shaw Communications CEO Brad Shaw used a January 14th, 2019 earnings call to clarify that the company's Freedom Mobile wireless brand doesn't use networking equipment provided by Chinese telecommunications manufacturer Huawei. Instead, Freedom Mobile has a partnership in place with Finnish telecom equipment manufacturer Nokia to “continue to build and expand” the carrier's network. Shaw added that Freedom Mobile will continue to partner with Nokia to build a network compatible with future technologies, including 5G. Shaw's comments come in the wake of multiple rounds of controversy...
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  • Freedom Mobile adds 86,067 postpaid subscribers in Q1 2019

    Freedom Mobile adds 86,067 postpaid subscribers in Q1 2019

    2 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Shaw Communications-owned regional carrier Freedom Mobile increased its postpaid subscribership by 86,067 additions in the first quarter of 2019, according to Shaw's latest earnings report. Thanks to the loss of 20,452 prepaid subscribers, Freedom Mobile now boasts a total wireless subscribership of 1,468,473 customers. “More than half of the prepaid losses in the quarter included customer migrations to higher value postpaid plans while the other half was attributable to an active competitive environment targeting the prepaid segment,” reads an excerpt from Shaw's January 14th, 2019...
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