Cable & Telecom

TPIA: CRTC approves stay on wholesale rates; “disappointing” says CNOC

GATINEAU — As the CRTC continues a Review and Vary of its August 2019 order which slashed the wholesale rates third-party Internet access (TPIA) companies pay to the incumbent network owners, the Commission announced today it is approving a stay of the order’s implementation while it completes its review. The stay was requested by Bell Canada and cable companies Cogeco, Eastlink, Rogers, Shaw and Videotron when those incumbents requested in December 2019 that the Commission review and vary its Telecom Order 2019-288 decision. The Commission’s announcement today comes after the Federal Court of Appeal on September 10 dismissed the incumbents’...