TORONTO — The federal government “must dramatically reduce the regulatory burden on the telecommunications industry to accelerate 5G deployment,” says the newest report from the C.D. Howe Institute’s telecommunications policy... Continue Reading
Working group includes members from Bell, Rogers, Telus, Shaw, Cogeco, Eastlink and CWTA TORONTO — Investment in the telecommunications sector is key to Canada’s future prosperity and governments must focus... Continue Reading
Feds again being asked to compensate for transitions By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA - The federal government has historically not compensated companies that must relocate their services to different spectrum bands... Continue Reading
By Robert Ghiz CANADA’S REGULATORS HAVE long recognized that facilities-based competition is the best way to achieve the objectives of high-quality services, wide network coverage, and affordable prices. Favouring facilities-based... Continue Reading
By Denis Carmel
VANCOUVER – Talk to anyone in the telecom industry and they know one of the most pressing challenges facing Canada is connecting our Indigenous communities to proper, and affordable, broadband.
In his Thursday keynote to the online Canadian Telecom Summit, Tony Geheran (above), executive vice-president, and chief customer officer, at Telus outlined the company’s commitment to connecting those communities to fibre.
Geheran went through the company’s various PureFibre, Health, Agriculture and Telus for Good spending, in the billions over the years, connecting millions of Canadians in various ways for various services.
However, what stood out in his speech was the…
And why there’s much more to rural connectivity than funding By Lynn Greiner AN ADDITIONAL $1.75 BILLION for rural broadband, which the federal government announced this month, is certainly a... Continue Reading
GATINEAU — Having already extended the deadline once for submissions to its proceeding regarding the appropriate network and service configurations for disaggregated wholesale high-speed access (HSA) services, the CRTC says... Continue Reading
By Ahmad Hathout TORONTO - Some of the country’s largest carriers have lost an appeal challenging the process by which the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) set higher pole attachment rates... Continue Reading
But modems already removed from network can’t be redeployed GATINEAU — CNOC members who are third-party Internet access (TPIA) customers of Eastlink and prefer to use Technicolor’s TC4350 model of... Continue Reading