Cable & Telecom

Cable should face regs too, says VOIP competitor

MONTREAL – Canadian VOIP provider Babytel sharply criticized the CRTC for leaving Canadian cable companies unregulated in Thursday’s decision. “This is asymmetrical regulation," said Stephen Dorsey, babyTEL president and CEO. “This is regulating Bell, Telus and other incumbent phone companies on price while ignoring the cable incumbents with their sizable territories and customer base of high-speed Internet users. Competition - and consumers - would be better off with no regulation than this asymmetrical regulation," he added. “Bell and Telus will be partially self-regulated in that they will be restrained in VOIP offerings to avoid cannibalizing legacy telephone business; whereas cable...

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.