Cable & Telecom

Regulator resolution results in rural rate rise

REGINA – The CRTC has approved SaskTel’s request to raise the rates charged to its customers in High Cost Serving Areas (areas outside of Saskatchewan’s nine largest urban centres) “The rate increase was essentially required by the CRTC decision that mandated high cost serving area (HCSA) rates needed to increase to $30 per month across the country by June 1, 2013, in order to reduce the amount these rates are subsidized from the National Contribution Fund,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel president and CEO in a press release. “SaskTel has consistently argued that rates in high cost serving areas should be...

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.