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CRTC asks for more detail in “skinny wireless” assessment


OTTAWA – The CRTC needs more information from the country’s telcos on their pending lower-cost data-only plans for mobile wireless services.In a letter dated July 20 from Philippe Kent, competition and emergency services policy director, the Commission made specific requests for more information from the national wireless carriers as well as other stakeholders who filed interventions by the June 29 deadline.“Commission staff is of the view that additional information is needed to further develop the record of the proceeding”, reads the letter.  “As such, parties are asked to respond to the requests for information appended to this letter. Parties will also...