Cable & Telecom

Small telcos gear up for local competition

OTTAWA – The CRTC has approved the implementation plans for local competition and wireless number portability filed by a number of the country’s small incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs). In last May’s obligation to serve decision, the CRTC said that it would maintain its existing framework for competitors wishing to enter territories served exclusively by smaller telephone companies in order to encourage competition and consumer choice. More to come on this story.

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.