OTTAWA – The CRTC announced today it will not regulate access to fibre in-building wire (IBW) in multi-dwelling units (MDUs) across the country, stating it found “that access to fibre IBW... Continue Reading
MONTREAL — Cogeco Connexion, the Canadian cable subsidiary of Cogeco Communications, announced today it has appointed Nancy Audette as vice-president and general manager for the Quebec region, effective today. Most... Continue Reading
GATINEAU – OUTtv, Canada’s only specialty service dedicated to LGBTQ2+ communities, submitted a letter to the CRTC this week, replying to interventions submitted on its licence renewal application and calling... Continue Reading
OTTAWA — The Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS) announced yesterday it has terminated the participation of SkyChoice Communications Inc. for a series of breaches and for not responding... Continue Reading
QUEBEC – When the Quebec provincial government needed to make decisions about which ISPs would receive funding from the Canada-Quebec Operation High Speed program, Gilles Bélanger (above), parliamentary assistant to... Continue Reading
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC), wrote the CRTC last week to express “serious concerns regarding the actions” of Bell, Telus, and Rogers with regards to their recently released low-cost... Continue Reading
Combined $4B in funding going into the effort
By Ahmad Hathout
TORONTO – Ontario wants to connect all households in the province to high-speed internet by December 2025, starting with a reverse auction, this summer, for billions in funding.
The province’s infrastructure ministry announced Friday the auction will be open to projects that rely predominantly on fibre, with some fixed-wireless where applicable. The ministry says fibre is future-proofed because of its ability to scale-up to speeds as high as a gigabit – and the provincial government wants these funds to be disbursed and projects to begin very quickly.
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OTTAWA – Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) filed a formal appeal today, asking Cabinet to overturn a recent CRTC decision to reverse its own 2019 decision on wholesale rates... Continue Reading