Cable & Telecom

ISED Minister Bains applauds CRTC decision to cut phone unlocking fees

OTTAWA – Calling locked phones and unlocking fees “a significant irritant” to Canadians, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains gave the thumbs up to Thursday's CRTC’s decision to do away with the practice.“The decision will provide Canadians with more choice and make it easier for them to switch to other wireless service providers”, Bains said in a statement.  “It will also encourage competition among providers, which could lead to lower prices for consumers."Our government is committed to protecting middle-class Canadians against the rising cost of wireless bills. We will continue to explore all possible options to ensure that Canadians...

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.