Canada's Shaw Communications to buy Wind Mobile for C$1.6 bln

Wed Dec 16, 2015 6:28pm EST
Email This Article |
Share This Article
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
| Print This Article
[-] Text [+]

Dec 16 (Reuters) - Canadian cable-TV operator Shaw Communications Inc said it has agreed to buy Mid-Bowline Group Corp and its subsidiary Wind Mobile Corp for about C$1.6 billion ($1.2 billion).

Wind is Canada's largest non-incumbent wireless services provider with about 940,000 subscribers across Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta, Shaw Communications said. ($1 = C$1.3783) (Reporting by Shubhankar Chakravorty in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza)