Cable & Telecom

CRTC unbundles Bell’s local loop rates

OTTAWA - The Commission has approved revisions to the monthly recurring rates and service charge rates for wholesale unbundled loops in Bell Aliant’s and Bell Canada’s incumbent operating territories in Ontario and Quebec.Incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) are required to unbundle their local access facilities and make them available on a wholesale basis to competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs). These unbundled local access facilities are referred to as 'unbundled loops' and are used by CLECs to provide connections for services between individual customer premises and an ILEC's central offices.Telecom analyst Mark Goldberg said in a blog post that the decision permits...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.