Freedom Mobile (formerly WIND Mobile) is a Canadian UMTS/LTE provider. Their network code is 490.
2009 - 2015
In Western Canada, primary equipment was Alcatel-Lucent 9341 RRH40-AWS RRH and RFS APXV18-206516S antennas. In Eastern Canada, Huawei equipment is primarily used.
2016 - Present
WIND has started upgrading all sites to Nokia gear and is in the process of building its Band 66 (AWS-3) LTE network starting in Vancouver and Toronto. The network is 4x4 MIMO capable and uses Nokia FRIx (ie FRIE) series RRHs.
All towers have been removed from Victoria as of November, 2014. As of 2017, towers are being set up again for a future launch.
Whistler currently has 3 active sites. There are plans to add more towers to cover it as a whole.
- BWI0001: 4050 Whistler Wy
- BWI0002: 7196 Lorimer Road - StreetView (compared to proposed tower on page 10 of the link above and here and here)
- BWI0006: 4599 Chateau Blvd