Cable & Telecom

Canada’s new communication legislation should sever CRTC; make cablecos telecom carriers: ISOC

KANATA, ON – The existing CRTC should be split into separate broadcasting and telecommunications regulators to help alleviate any perception of bias on the part of the Regulator, says a proposal by Internet Society Canada Chapter (ISOC Canada).This was just one of eight recommendations made by the Ottawa-area organization, chaired by former CRTC commissioner Timothy Denton, in a proposal addressed to Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly and ISED Minister Navdeep Bains as part of the Broadcasting Act and Telecommunications Act review.“The Internet has separated content and carriage and it is time for the regulation of same to follow”, reads the proposal.“Broadcasting...

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.