Cable & Telecom

Competition Bureau to study broadband competition

OTTAWA – In a move that seems dangerously close to stepping on the CRTC’s toes, the Competition Bureau has kicked off a new market study to examine broadband competition and consumer habits in purchasing internet services.The Bureau said Thursday that the study will focus on the state of competition in Canada’s broadband sector plus seeks “to identify positive steps that regulators or policymakers could take to further support competition among broadband providers”.The study will address four broad themes: the ability of broadband providers to deploy competitive service offers, consumer reactions to new competitive alternatives, the impact of existing regulation on broadband...

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.