Cable & Telecom

From “a victory for artificial competition” to “clear and helpful,” the industry reacts to UBB

THE REACTION TO THE CRTC’s decision to quash usage-based Internet billing in favour of a couple of other options (complete with set rates) has been all over the map, with several hailing it as a win for consumers while others predict broadband rates will only rise because of it. Then again, there are also some in the middle taking a wait and see approach. Dennis Beland, senior director regulatory affairs, Quebecor: “The decision is a victory for artificial competition. We’ve always been defenders of facilities-based competition and if you take a step back and look at the context in which...

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.