Cable & Telecom

CRTC calls off investigation into Rogers’ throttling practices

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – The CRTC has shuttered its investigation into Rogers’ Internet traffic management practices, noting that its concerns over the company’s practice of slowing down certain types of Internet traffic have been satisfied. The Commission launched an enforcement action late last year after receiving a complaint from the Canadian Gamers Organization alleging that Rogers’ throttling of peer-to-peer traffic created a major impediment to online game playing.  After the CRTC found its practices in breach of the net neutrality rules within the Telecommunications Act, Rogers announced that it would phase out its traffic shaping policy for all customers by December 2012. “We...

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.