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Skinny wireless: Competition Bureau schools the CRTC


GATINEAU – In the continuing saga of the skinny (a.k.a. lower-cost data only) wireless, the CRTC must be wondering if it would not have just been easier to mandate MVNO.In the latest request for information, Cartt.ca had noted the tone of the letter and the volume of information requested. The three incumbent national wireless players seem to heed the message and proposed to double the amount of data originally offered.But what we had missed was the questions asked to the three incumbent national wireless players were also asked of the Competition Bureau.The QuestionsIndicate whether lower-cost data only plans ought to...