Cable & Telecom

MTS Allstream gets $9.9 million CRTC subsidy

GATINEAU, WINNIPEG – The CRTC today announced it is giving a one-time payment of nearly $9.9 million to MTS Allstream after the telco applied for a review of the subsidies it receives to serve remote locations. The payment is to cover providing service in high-cost areas of Manitoba from Jan. 1, 2002 to Oct. 16, 2003. "The CRTC has recognized that MTS Allstream has met its obligations to deliver a high quality of service to customers in high-cost and remote areas," said Chris Peirce, Chief Regulatory Officer, MTS Allstream Inc. "We are very pleased to have worked with the Commission to...

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.