Cable & Telecom

“Greater regulatory certainty” leads Bell to increase accelerated capital investments

MONTREAL — While last Thursday’s third-party Internet access (TPIA) decision (in which the CRTC chose not to uphold its August 2019 decision to lower wholesale Internet rates) may have independent ISPs like TekSavvy wondering about their ability to invest, Bell Canada today announced its accelerated capital investment plan announced earlier this year will now increase by up to $1.7 billion over the next two years. In February, Bell said it was adding between $1 billion to $1.2 billion in accelerated capital investment over the next two years, so today’s announcement represents up to $500 million more in accelerated expenditures in...

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.