Cable & Telecom

Government missed chance to “lead digital economy”, says MTS Allstream

OTTAWA - The Federal Cabinet has missed “an important opportunity to promote competition and innovation in Canada”, according to MTS Allstream.By refusing to vary the CRTC’s "essential facilities" decision as it relates to local broadband network inputs, MTS Allstream said the Federal Government has “ignored the clear concerns” of thousands of Canadian consumers and businesses.“This decision is a setback for Canadian consumers and businesses”, said CCO Chris Peirce, in a statement. “By refusing to act immediately to provide reasonable access to essential broadband network components, the Federal Government has further delayed vigorous competition in broadband and has stepped back from...

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.