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Think a heavy-handed government agency is bad for competition? Take a look at the U.S. wireless industry, which has become one of the most consumer-friendly markets on earth because Washington short-circuited the impulses of the U.S.’s profit-seeking telecommunications executives. Ottawa, which has struggled mightily to germinate a competitor for Canada’s Big Three telecoms companies, should study the U.S. situation closely for inspiration.

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