Cable / Telecom News

CRTC stands by its decision in City of Hamilton’s MAA dispute with Bell


OTTAWA — The City of Hamilton has been denied its application requesting the CRTC review and vary a 2017 telecom decision regarding the city’s municipal access agreement (MAA) with Bell Canada, an ongoing dispute that dates back to 2014.In its Telecom Decision 2017-388, issued in October 2017, the CRTC revised the wording set out in its original decision of February 2016, in which the Commission had established the provisions of the MAA between the City of Hamilton and Bell. An MAA generally sets out the terms and conditions of a carrier’s access to highways and other public places under a...