December 16, 2015 / 11:45 PM / in 2 years

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

(Reuters) - Canadian cable-TV operator Shaw Communications Inc (SJRb.TO) SJR.N 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.

Reporting by Shubhankar Chakravorty in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza

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