Cable & Telecom

CRTC estimated telecom fees for 2022-23 represent 24.17% increase

OTTAWA – The CRTC today announced it estimates its total telecommunications regulatory costs for April 1, 2022, to March 31, 2023, to be $48.07 million. “This includes additional funding to secure the necessary incremental increases to the Commission’s resources to address both current and future regulatory operational requirements,” Telecom Order CRTC 2022-177, which announces the fees, says. After accounting for a $0.55 million annual adjustment amount for the previous fiscal year, “the net billing for the Commission’s telecommunications fees for the 2022-2023 fiscal year is $47.520 million,” the decision says, adding it is an increase of 24.17% compared to 2021-2022....

Our industry and COVID-19

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