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Industry Minister James Moore is defending the federal government’s wireless policy.
Industry Minister James Moore is defending the federal government’s wireless policy.
(Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

SEAN SILCOFF

Verizon’s out of picture but wireless giants still fear Feds

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Shareholders of Canada’s three wireless giants are happy that Verizon Communications isn’t entering the Canadian wireless market. But BCE Inc., Telus Corp. and Rogers Communications Inc. don’t sound so triumphant: they’re worried as ever about a federal government that seems hell-bent on making their lives miserable, or at a minimum, complicated. They have good reason to worry.