Cable & Telecom

CCSA backs government’s call for a-la-carte cable

OTTAWA - The Canadian Cable Systems Alliance came down firmly on the side of government Wednesday, congratulating the federal Conservatives for “its commitment in today's Speech from the Throne to choice and competition for rural Canadian telecom, internet and broadcasting consumers,” reads a press release. The CCSA membership has long fought for a freer hand when it comes to marketing video services to its customers, many of whom live and work in small city or rural markets – and where the small cable company may well be the only local company providing service. “A traditionally underserved market, Canadians who live...