Sunday, March 16, 2008

iPhone stalled for Canada?

by alec on March 16, 2008

So when is the iPhone coming to Canada? According to customer service reps at Rogers, not anytime soon.  Apparently Comwave,  the Canadian owner of the iPhone trademark isn't impressed by Apple's offers, and Apple's response has been "Canada isn't a significant market anyway".  Or so we've been led to believe.

The data pricing war may still heat up further, however.  The same rep who spilled the beans on Apple's negotiating stance also hinted that we might see a $10 unlimited data plan in the near future.

Hmmm…. anyone from Apple, Comwave or Rogers want to comment officially?


Thank Andy Abramson for this idea.  Like many people, I've written about Russell Shaw's passing. Andy just called me and  suggested we turn Monday's Squawk Box into a tribute for our friend.  We hope that Russell's friends, co-workers, family, and anyone else who knew him or would like to contribute, will join in.  I'll keep the microphone open for as long as people want to talk.

To add yourself to the call, please click on this link (Facebook account required). 

 Russell Shaw


Goodbye Russell Shaw

March 16, 2008

A colleague and friend, Russell Shaw, has passed.  Russell was one of the most prolific bloggers I've ever met. I only knew him as a technology blogger, covering VoIP and Blackberry, and was surprised to learn today that he also wrote political commentary for the Huffington Post.   What I'll remember the most about Russell […]

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