Cable & Telecom

CRTC review of Northwestel’s modernization plan begins in Inuvik

INUVIK, NWT – The CRTC began its public hearing today to review the regulatory framework and proposed modernization plan for Bell-subsidiary Northwestel. “This review will attempt to strike the right balance between market forces, network investment and regulatory intervention to meet these goals for the North,” CRTC chair Jean-Pierre Blais said in his opening statement. “As we study Northwestel’s modernization plan, the hearing panel will be looking at the degree to which it will provide northern Canadians with access to services that are comparable to the rest of the country.” In 2011, the CRTC expressed concern with the level of...

Our industry and COVID-19

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