Cable & Telecom

CRTC denies CAIP request to immediately stop Bell from Internet traffic “throttling”

OTTAWA – The CRTC on Wednesday denied a request by the Canadian Association of Internet Providers (CAIP) to stop Bell from “throttling” Internet traffic of competitor ISPs on an interim basis until it makes a final ruling on the matter. In its decision, the CRTC denied CAIP’s request for interim relief because the regulator found CAIP did not present sufficient evidence of irreparable harm to its members as a result of Bells “traffic throttling” activities. This is an unfortunate decision, said CAIP Chair Tom Copeland. “We feel the Commission has misapplied the test for interim relief by deeming the evidence...

Our industry and COVID-19

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