Cable & Telecom

New Brunswick ISP petitions cabinet on deferral funds decision

WOODSTOCK, N.B. – A company that already provides high speed Internet access to remote Canadians wants the federal cabinet to take another look at a CRTC decision which will help fund the build-out of broadband facilities to rural areas by the incumbent telcos. Barrett Xplore, which sells satellite and fixed wireless high-speed Internet across Canada, "has requested federal Cabinet intervention in a flawed, out-of-date and competition-limiting decision," by the CRTC, the company said Friday. The company will also ask commissioners to review the decision and will seek a stay of its implementation, pending completion of the review. The Commission's decision,...

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.