Cable & Telecom

Capacity-based billing for ISPs kicks in Wednesday

OTTAWA-GATINEAU - The new wholesale rates for independent Internet service providers (ISPs) will be implemented on schedule starting Wednesday. The CRTC confirmed on Friday that large telephone and cable companies will proceed as scheduled with their proposed implementation plans, with the exception of the Bell companies who have seen their plan modified temporarily while the CRTC resolves issues raised by the Canadian Network Operators Consortium.  As an interim measure, independent ISPs who are customers of the Bell companies will have the flexibility to either merge their business and residential Internet traffic, or keep them separate. “We are moving ahead with the implementation as...

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.