Cable & Telecom

CRTC rejects Northwestel’s request to reassess wholesale Internet pricing assumptions

OTTAWA – The CRTC has turned down a request by Northwestel to review and vary an earlier decision detailing costing assumptions that impact the rates that the company can charge for its fibre backbone service known as Wholesale Connect.Wholesale Connect provides for the transport of telecommunications traffic across communities served by Northwestel’s fibre or high-capacity microwave radio transport links. The service, available at different bandwidth levels in 30 communities in the company’s operating territory, allows competitors to connect their points of presence in those communities for the purpose of providing telecommunications services to their own end-users.In November 2016, the Commission undertook a...

Our industry and COVID-19

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