Cable & Telecom

INDU committee miffed by CRTC decisions, wants examination into appeal process

Report wonders if higher-income Canadians willing to subsidize less fortunate By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA - After concluding another study on telecom affordability and accessibility, the House of Commons industry committee released a report Tuesday that excoriates the CRTC for issuing a critical decision on wholesale internet rates that it said upsets the very issues the committee was hoping to address. The CRTC did not, as some wished, open the large national wireless networks to any service provider when it decided in mid-April that only regional carriers with spectrum and networks can lease capacity from the big carriers. Then in May,...

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.