Cable & Telecom

CRTC shuts down SWIFT’s challenge to Broadband Fund design

OTTAWA – An application by the SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. (SWIFT) petitioning the CRTC to reconsider how it qualifies rural regions to receive broadband funding was denied by the Commission on Monday.As reported in December,  SWIFT took issue with the portion of the CRTC’s $750 million rural broadband fund that proposed the use of hexagon methodology to determine geographic eligibility for fixed broadband Internet access service projects. SWIFT submitted that there was substantial doubt in both law and fact as to the correctness of the Commission’s determinations, asserting that they were likely to have a large negative impact on...

Our industry and COVID-19

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