Canada's Industry Minister James Moore speaks during a news conference in Ottawa February 19, 2014. Canadian telecom companies have paid a combined C$5.27 billion ($4.78 billion), a record high ... more 
Canada's Industry Minister James Moore speaks during a news conference in Ottawa February 19, 2014. Canadian telecom companies have paid a combined C$5.27 billion ($4.78 billion), a record high amount, to secure licenses for prime airwaves on which they plan to build more powerful wireless networks, the federal government said on Wednesday, as a new national challenger looked set to emerge from Quebec. REUTERS/Chris Wattie (CANADA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS TELECOMS) less 
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Wed, Feb 19, 2014 6:45 PM EST