Cable & Telecom

“Monopolistic telecommunications firms will make out like bandits,” say Greens

OTTAWA – Count the Green Party firmly on the slow and steady side of telecom regulation reform. “A few monopolistic telecommunications firms will make out like bandits, while consumers will lose with worsening service and higher prices,” said party president Elizabeth May in a release sent Thursday – after Industry Minister Maxime Bernier's policy directive to the CRTC overruling its local forbearance decision went into force.Bernier "has disregarded the wishes of both the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission and a Parliamentary committee," notes the Green Party release. “Analysts are already predicting that a market with only a few major competitors will...

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.