Cable & Telecom

Canada must ensure communication services are affordable for all: PIAC report

OTTAWA – Canada should establish a universal service obligation to ensure that communication services like telephone, broadband Internet and broadcasting are affordable for all Canadians, says a new report from the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC).No Consumer Left Behind: A Canadian Affordability Framework for Communications Services in a Digital Age surveyed existing legal and policy explorations of how much Canadians can afford to pay for their communications services, plus conducted focus groups and interviews with organizations that work with low and moderate income families to develop a framework for defining “affordability” of communications services.  The report concluded that that Canada needs...
 

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.