Cable & Telecom

NDP’s campaign proposal to cap cell, internet prices, gets pushback from wireless industry

OTTAWA – In pledging to cap cellphone and internet prices as part of its quest to form the next federal government, the NDP faced a fierce backlash on Friday – not from its political opponents but from the industry it targeted.Campaigning in Toronto, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said the party doesn’t just want a price cap, which it says would result in an annual savings of $250 for families, but also wants the CRTC to impose on telecom companies a “mandatory affordable, unlimited data plan.”He explained price caps have worked in the U.S. and Australia, which reduced wireless bills and...

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.