Cable / Telecom News

CRTC wants input on how to improve telecom services in the Far North


OTTAWA and GATINEAU — The CRTC announced today it is now inviting comments from Canadians about the actions it should take to improve telecommunications services in the Far North, an area it defines as including Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon, 17 communities in northern British Columbia, and Fort Fitzgerald, Alberta. This marks the second phase of the CRTC’s consultation about the state of telecom services in northern Canada. The first phase was launched in November 2020. “During the first phase of the consultation, residents of the Far North told us that everyone living in Canada should have affordable access to telecommunications services that...