Cable & Telecom

Bell wants pan-regional dereg

MONTREAL - Bell Canada has applied to the CRTC to deregulate the most populous regions inside its Ontario and Quebec territories. The company has asked for forbearance from regulation of local telephone services in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa-Gatineau, London, Hamilton and Quebec City. Bell filed separate forbearance applications for residential services in 139 exchanges and for business services in 103 exchanges in the six cities. These applications are the first made by Bell under the new framework for forbearance announced by the federal government on April 4, 2007.Additional applications for forbearance in other qualifying areas will follow shortly. The announcement comes...

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.