Cable & Telecom

Fibre Decision: ISP competition better off, say Rogers and TekSavvy

OTTAWA - An independent ISP and a big cable company are both lauding Wednesday’s CRTC’s wholesale wireline decision as a win-win.TekSavvy Solutions hailed the ruling, saying that if implemented properly, it will allow independent competitors to take their game to the next level.  Rogers Communications, on the other hand, said that the ruling levels the playing field between cablecos and the incumbent telcos.Telecom Regulatory Policy 2015-326 determined that access to the ILECs last mile fibre facilities is an essential service and mandated access to competitors.  It also ushers in a disaggregated wholesale high speed access (HSA) model which is expected...
 

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.