AT&T to Bring iPhone to Canada?

AT&T to Bring iPhone to Canada?

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[Update] Thanks to our commenters we note that Niagara Networks Inc. has withdrawn from the bidding for the Canadian spectrum today. This is according to a Financial Post article found here

9to5Mac is reporting that AT&T or T-Mobile may be backing a new company, Niagara Networks Inc. that is bidding on the Canadian spectrum.

Niagara Networks Inc has no current operations in Canada; however, they have applied to bid on all the spectrum being offered. The are requiring a letter of credit for $881 million.

Apple's negotiations with Rogers to carry the iPhone have progressed poorly. It is being suggested that AT&T may be backing acquisition of the new cellular spectrum being offered. This would open the door for Apple to introduce the iPhone to Canada on the new carrier.

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geoff - April 1, 2008 at 11:46pm
Sad to say 'tis true...Niagra has opted out of the spectrum auction.
imran - April 1, 2008 at 4:54pm
not going to happen. niagara networks pulled out of the spectrum auction, they are no longer in it.