Cable & Telecom

Individuals, businesses show support for dotmobile petition of CRTC MVNO decision

TORONTO – Canadian wireless upstart Data on Tap Inc. (dotmobile) announced yesterday there has been wide support for the petition it submitted in May to the Governor in Council to review and vary the CRTC’s April Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) decision. “As of today, the petition has been supported by 30 independent telecom providers (the Competitive Network Operators of Canada), TekSavvy, the Public Interest Advocacy Group, and more than 34,000 Canadians,” a press release says. The Liberal government promised more affordable connectivity in 2019, and introduced a new policy, which “kicked off a formal two year review of the...