Cable & Telecom

Government supported artificial competition in telecommunications hurts consumers: Montreal Economic Institute

MONTREAL – By fixating on promoting the emergence of a fourth wireless carrier in each of Canada's regional markets, the federal government has lost sight of the ultimate goal of promoting the development of a dynamic, efficient telecommunications industry, says a new research paper released Tuesday by the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI).The paper, The State of Competition in Canada's Telecommunications Industry – 2014, says that the current government has committed itself to relying on market forces as much as possible to achieve its telecom policy objectives.  But this orientation has been contradicted by set-asides, spectrum caps, mandatory network sharing and...

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.