Cable & Telecom

Government slams CRTC with proposed new policy direction in telecom

Not the legacy an outgoing chair would want By Denis Carmel OTTAWA – The federal government had until tomorrow to respond to the cabinet appeal of the CRTC’s decision on wholesale rates, in which the CRTC voided its own decision and made interim rates (from 2016) permanent and today, on May 26, they issued a proposed policy direction in response to the three appeals from stakeholders. The language in the backgrounder issued with the proposed policy direction seems to lay severe blame on the CRTC’s recent decisions: requiring large companies to continue to give access to competitors at regulated rates...

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.