Cable & Telecom

Telecom wholesale essential services: “Status quo”

OTTAWA and GATINEAU – While the CRTC said Monday it established “a new framework for wholesale services that will promote competition in wholesale and retail telecommunications markets based on sound economic principles,” market players say what, in fact, happened, was a confirmation of the status quo for the most part."Further to the government's direction that the Commission rely on market forces to the greatest extent possible, we conducted a comprehensive review of our approach to the wholesale services provided by traditional companies," said Konrad von Finckenstein, chairman of the CRTC, in a statement. "We have now set out clear rules...
 

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.