Top Stories

ISP SUMMIT: “Canadians won’t wait 43 years for the return of competition”
TORONTO - The CRTC’s 2015 decision to move from an aggregated to disaggregated wholesale high-speed access service (HSA) model has ended up placing enormous cost increases on independent ISPs and will further limit competitiveness with a coming Read more

ISP Summit: Former commissioners come together to dish
TORONTO – Together, Tim Denton, Peter Menzies and Candice Molnar have overseen some of the biggest decisions the CRTC has made over the past decade as former CRTC commissioners. Read more

Obituary: Mark Freedman
My friend Mark took his own life this past summer. Read more

More Breaking Stories

Bell says Vidéotron is pirating Crave VOD content (UPDATED)
MONTREAL — Bell Media and Quebecor have had a "disagreement" that could end up in court over Bell's recent merger of Crave and The Movie Network. Read more

Leslie Sole, former CEO of Rogers Media Television, dies in tragic car accident
Leslie Sole, a Canadian broadcast veteran who left Rogers Media in 2011 after 25 years at the radio and TV broadcaster, has died. Read more

Liberal MP puts pressure on his own government, and CRTC, to hurry up with rural digital infrastructure
OTTAWA – Last week Will Amos, the Liberal MP for Pontiac, Que. Read more

Copyright Act Review: Keep 2012 exceptions or hundreds of millions of dollars are at risk, say VI companies
PIAC reiterates FairPlay opposition OTTAWA – A representative of Canada’s Business Coalition for Balanced Copyright – an alliance of Canadian telecommunications providers including Bell, Rogers, Vidéotron and others – says while Read more

ISP SUMMIT: Monetizing mesh
TORONTO – The explosion of connected devices and streaming services in the home that rely on Wi-Fi connectivity has resulted in the need for smarter Wi-Fi networks that can provide extended, uniform coverage and can serve as the foundation for Read more

COMMENTARY: Why Ian Scott is right about 5G
CRTC CHAIRMAN IAN SCOTT is most assuredly correct in his request for more power over the placement of electronic equipment, in the light Read more

CNOC wants CRTC to overhaul rules that it says restricts true consumer choice
TORONTO – The Canadian Network Operators Consortium (CNOC) is asking the CRTC to take another look at its three year old wholesale wireline services decision, saying that “key corrections” Read more

Encore+ tops 6.2M views as subscribers enjoy second helping of CanCon
TORONTO – The YouTube channel showcasing classic Canadian content has attracted almost 30,000 subscribers in its first year. Read more

Two named to Copyright Board
OTTAWA - The last two vacancies on the Copyright Board were filled Wednesday. Read more

Bell Media campaign pushes new J.K. Rowling film
TORONTO - Bell Media is once again partnering with Warner Bros. Pictures Canada on a multi-faceted campaign in support of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, the latest film from J.K. Read more

Eastlink continues to upgrade services in NL
HAPPY VALLEY GOOSE BAY, NL – Eastlink has invested $2 million to upgrade its services available to residents of Happy Valley Goose Bay. Read more

Canada accedes to international IP treaty for industrial design
OTTAWA – Canada has joined the Hague agreement, an international treaty that allows intellectual property rights holders to register designs across participating jurisdictions through a single international application. Read more

CBC/Radio-Canada marks a decade of “proactive environmental performance reporting”
OTTAWA - Cuts to overall energy consumption as well as an in increase in the recycling and diverting of e-waste and scrap metal are among the highlights of CBC/Radio-Canada’s latest corporate Environmental Performance Report. Read more

CTAM Canada Broadcaster’s Forum to cover content acquisition, discoverability; new research trends
TORONTO - Tickets are now on sale for the 6th annual CTAM Canada Broadcaster Forum which will take place on Tuesday, November 13 in Toronto. Read more

Lindsay Broadband adds new marketing VP
PETERBOROUGH, ON - Lindsay Broadband has named former ATX Networks exec Ruth Lee as vice-president of marketing. Read more

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