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In wholesale rate review, CRTC prioritizing mandated access to last mile fibre


Commission will release decision on last mile fibre access before wholesale rate hearing Note: This story has been updated with comments from the CRTC chair, CNOC, and TekSavvy By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA – Just three weeks after receiving a new policy direction from Innovation Canada that emphasized broadband rates, the CRTC on Wednesday launched its proceeding to revisit the wholesale internet access framework to correct what it says are increasing prices for Canadians. The commission is seeking updates from the public on aspects of the wholesale regime, including the state of competition, the importance and the future of the aggregated...