Cable & Telecom

TPIA: All eyes on CRTC after top court turns away wholesale rate appeal

By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear a big telecom appeal about the alleged incorrectness of the CRTC’s decision to reduce the cost for internet capacity purchased by smaller service providers. The decision, announced Thursday, exhausts the legal routes for a challenge of the August 2019 rates that dramatically reduced the amount that smaller providers would need to spend to purchase network capacity from the larger players. The rates were never implemented because it was almost instantly appealed to the federal government, the courts, and the CRTC, which granted a pause on its own...

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.