Cable & Telecom

Industry committee to study telecom affordability, fraud calls

OTTAWA – The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology has adopted a motion to launch a new study on the accessibility and affordability of telecommunications services in Canada. The committee will examine several aspects of telecommunications, including 5G expansion, the spectrum allocation process, rural Internet access, competition, and data privacy, which sounds an awful lot like the topics just covered in the yet-to-be-completed CRTC wireless policy review proceeding. The committee is asking Canadians to submit briefs which must not exceed 1,000 words and must be sent not later than April 9th, 2020 The committee also adopted a motion...

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.