Cable & Telecom

Ignore incumbents? gripes, CCTA tells Cabinet

OTTAWA – "The CRTC got it right on VoIP,” Canadian Cable Telecommunications president Michael Hennessy said Monday. “This decision creates a framework for competitors to enter the local telephone market. VoIP and new digital phone services will only be able to offer consumers an alternative to monopoly telephone service, if there are basic safeguards to prevent anti-competitive behaviour. “There is no need to overturn this decision when consumers are already reaping the benefits of ending a 100 year monopoly in the local telephone market." The CCTA today replied to “the monopoly phone companies'” request that Federal Cabinet overturn the CRTC's...

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.