Cable & Telecom

Throttling practices continue to plague Rogers

OTTAWA – Despite Rogers’ promise to drop its Internet traffic management practices (ITMP) this year, it appears as though the company still has a little explaining to do to the CRTC. In a letter sent to Rogers this week, the Commission’s chief compliance and enforcement officer Andrea Rosen said that further testing uncovered another issue with Rogers’ technical ITMP which she described as a potential instance of non-compliance requiring immediate attention. “It appears that Rogers applies a technical ITMP to unidentified TCP upload traffic, regardless of the port used, when traffic from certain popular P2P applications is or was recently present”, reads the...

Our industry and COVID-19

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