Cable & Telecom

Local forbearance decision today

OTTAWA – It's a bit past the 150-day decision promise, but the CRTC's decision on local telephone market forbearance will be out this afternoon. The release and a conference call are scheduled for 4 p.m. Look for cartt.ca reports shortly thereafter. Spurred by a request made by Aliant to deregulate its eastern markets due to the severe customer losses at the hands of local cable firm EastLink (which top 30% in some areas), the Commission hosted a week-long public hearing in September, as reported extensively by cartt.ca.Two of the key issues all are waiting on are: the threshold to measure when...
 

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.