Cable & Telecom

Bell Aliant granted regulatory forbearance for services in 19 exchanges

OTTAWA - The CRTC has approved Bell Aliant’s request for forbearance from the regulation of residential local exchange services in 19 exchanges in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Nova Scotia. After applying the local forbearance test, the Commission issued the decision on Friday, and directed Bell Aliant to file revised tariff pages within 30 days of the date of this decision. Earlier this year as part of its ‘obligation to serve’ decision, the CRTC determined that the large incumbent local exchange carriers would no longer receive subsidies for residential network access services (NAS) in high-cost exchanges for which the Commission has...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.