Cable & Telecom

Bring on the competition, says Northwestel, calling CRTC’s decision “confusing”

WHITEHORSE – Northwestel is ready for local competition and has already made “significant changes”, the Yukon-based telco said Friday. Responding to Wednesday’s decision by the CRTC to open parts of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut to local telephone competition, and to deny the incumbent’s request for a rate increase, Northwestel said it is committed to its customers’ needs and that it will find ways to offer more products and services at competitive prices.  It also pledged to provide affordable telephone services to remote, higher cost communities in its operating area, notwithstanding the lack of a rate increase. The company also...

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.