Cable & Telecom

Rogers to drop throttling practices starting in March

OTTAWA – Rogers will follow the lead of rival Bell Canada and abandon its Internet traffic management practices (ITMP) starting next month. The communications giant made the announcement on Friday in a letter to the CRTC’s Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer Andrea Rosen.  That letter was filed in response to one from her dated January 23 that asked Rogers to respond to evidence that its Internet throttling practices breached the net neutrality rules within the Telecommunications Act, as reported. Signed by SVP of Regulatory Ken Engelhart, the letter said that Rogers has been reviewing its traffic shaping policy “for several months”....

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.