Cable & Telecom

Canada needs updated framework for access to passive infrastructure, C.D. Howe report says

TORONTO – Canada’s regulatory framework for access to passive infrastructure by telecommunications carriers needs to be modernized, according to a report released yesterday by the C.D. Howe Institute. The report, Building Bridges for 5G: How to Overcome the Infrastructure Barriers to Deployment of Canada’s Next-Generation Broadband Networks, authored by Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP partners Leslie Milton and Jay Kerr-Wilson, and associate Paul Burbank, highlights the importance of next-generation wireline and wireless broadband networks for Canada’s economic growth and for social inclusion and post-pandemic recovery. “A critical input to the effective and efficient deployment and expansion of these next-generation telecommunications networks...

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.