Cable & Telecom

Shaw’s proposed wholesale broadband rates just unreasonable, independent ISPs argue

OTTAWA - A number of independent ISPs are telling the CRTC that Shaw Communications’ proposed wholesale broadband rate increases are out of whack with economic reality. They say if the Commission adopts these rates, they may in fact have to choose not to compete in Shaw territory.In its January 6 Tariff Notice 22 filing, the Calgary-based media and communications giant is seeking approval for new Third Party Internet Access (TPIA) service speeds and rates. The increases in TPIA rates range from a low of 21.8% to a high of 127.7%. For example, the 7.5 Mbps service which currently costs independent...

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.