Cable & Telecom

CRTC could make rate-setting process more transparent

OTTAWA – The CRTC is calling for comments over the confidentiality of information it uses to establish wholesale service rates. When establishing these rates, the Commission generally uses an incremental costing approach, known as Phase II costing, to evaluate the incumbent telephone and cable carriers’ costs of providing wholesale service to competitors.  Incumbent carriers submit regulatory economic studies that contain Phase II costing information and reflect the costs of prospective incremental resources used to provide the service, some of which may be submitted with a designation of confidentiality.  The CRTC then applies a markup to these costs as a contribution...
 

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.