Cable & Telecom

Quebec ISPs say Bell is anti-competitive and cable should face telco regs

MONTREAL – When it comes to unbundled DSL, Bell Canada must eliminate the surcharges foisted upon independent ISPs if Internet competition is to survive, a group of Quebec ISPs told the CRTC today.Calling themselves the Coalition of Quebec Internet Service Providers, the group says it needs a compromise on a recent tariff notice Bell has filed with the Commission, “that will spare smaller ISPs from being subjected to further anti-competitive practices regarding naked DSL (unbundled local loops), a high speed DSL access without a phone line.” “Bell Canada must waive their extra surcharges for reselling naked DSL to the smaller...

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.